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Steering Committee And Speaker Faculty At A Glance
Experienced Life Sciences Information Systems Manager with a background in both public and private sectors, including wide international pharmaceutical industry expertise.
Interested in the identification and palliation of common challenges and "hot topics" in pharma / life sciences R&D by establishing cross-company, multi-discipline, pre-competitive, open-innovation collaborations.
Mats Suhr Sundgren, PhD, is a Principal Scientist within Biometrics & Information Science at AstraZeneca R&D. His current expert role is Information Practise Leader for coordinating and identify the potential applications and users of external Electronic Health Information within Global Medicine Development. He is also the Coordinator for the European project Electronic Health Records for Clinical Research - EHR4CR as part of the Innovative Medicine Initiative program
Passionate, Innovative and Technology focused life sciences business leader with a strong track record of accomplishment in leading teams and people, developing and deploying technology platforms and solutions that seek to streamline business processes, increase efficiency, and reduce cycle times while driving tangible ROI back to the business. Deep experience in major aspects of IT business operations.
Over 18 years comprehensive global leadership experience within multi-site multi-cultural global organisations including Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Healthcare, non-profit Alliances and venture capital entrepreneurial funded startups.
Proven experience and delivery track record in global strategy, financial management, innovation, disruptive technology, digital transformation and associated big data exploitation, application and business process/service support and transformation, programme and service mgt, budgetary & people / resource management.
A highly accomplished, knowledgeable and well connected individual within the scientific and IT domain.
Mr Donahue has more than fifteen years of executive level entrepreneurial and Board experience in global life sciences companies, including MDL Information Systems Inc, Spotfire Inc. and LION bioscience AG. He holds degrees in Chemistry and Computer Science from Villanova University in Villanova Pennsylvania.
Dr. Torsten Osthus is a thoroughbred entrepreneur, author and investor. He is the founder and managing director of OSTHUS GmbH, which provides innovative, integrated IT solutions for process- and system-wide data integrity and data usage in researching LifeScience companies. In the company's internal academy, he creates spaces for his employees to exploit their personal and professional development possibilities and empowers them to develop their strengths and to use them effectively.