Elizabeth Theophille is Chief Technology and Digital Officer at Novartis, a global healthcare company. Ms. Theophille is a global information technology professional with a strong track record of using technology to transform how the business operates, creating new value and growth.
Her leadership and service management experience include implementing cloud infrastructure and outsourcing at enterprise scale, cyber security initiatives, sourcing and contract negotiations, and adopting a software-as-a-service (SaaS) approach to application development.
Her digital transformation experience includes building data and advanced analytics platforms, AI and Robotics Process Automation at enterprise scale. In her role at Novartis, she is focused on the implementation of data and digital initiatives in IT and for end to end operational simplification programs across the organization.
Prior to Novartis, Ms. Theophille spent five years at Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia moving from Chief Technology Officer to Group Chief Information Officer following Nokia’s acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. Earlier in her career, Ms. Theophille worked for major global corporations including Capgemini S.A., BP International, Sita Equant and Vivendi Universal in information technology leadership roles, and has lived in the United Kingdom, United States, France and Switzerland.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from International Management Center in Buckingham, U.K.