Shaji Kalathil (Digital FAWG Co-Lead)
Shaji Kalathil is currently the Executive Director, Head of IT for Global Medical Affairs and Hematology & Cell Therapy Medical Affairs at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), having global responsibilities for all digital capabilities and services across Medical Affairs. Shaji is well recognized as a leader in driving digital transformation programs and has extensive experience in developing and executing technology vision and strategies at the domestic and global levels with specific focus on Medical Affairs, Commercial, Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Affairs functions. Prior to joining BMS, Shaji worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals for 13 years in various IT leadership roles. His last role with Novartis was as the Executive Director, Head of IT Strategy, Innovation & Enabling Technologies where he was responsible for leading digital innovation programs in Medical Affairs and Commercial. Shaji is a computer engineer by profession and prior to Novartis, he worked in the financial services sector leading teams to develop securities trading and clearance systems.