Richie Etwaru

Chief Digital Officer, IMS Health

An agent of value, Richie is an infector of thought for which there is no cure. His career has been defined by cognitive jujitsu that places people and companies in powerful positions that drive creativity and success.

He has been a COO for technology at a large financial services company, a divisional CIO at a large investment bank, a co-founder of startups, a head of innovation of a billion dollar software company, and sits on multiple start-up advisory boards.

A champion for global innovation, Richie, is responsible for defining and delivering the global next generation enterprise product suite for health and life sciences as a member of the Executive Committee at Cegedim.

He is a lifetime student completing his PhD, passionate about identifying and nurturing talent, and strives to stay hungry and humble forever.