TechXLR8 Asia Speaker - Julie Olszewski, Executive Director, Singapore IT Hub and CTO Global Change Management Lead, MSD International GmbH
Executive Director, Singapore IT Hub and CTO Global Change Management Lead, MSD International GmbH

Julie Olszewski

Julie began her career more than 30 years ago at Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA as a scientist doing basic research on inflammatory diseases. As her interest in data generation and clinical studies grew, she advanced her career to cover all aspects of developing lifesaving medicines and vaccines. Julie is currently responsible in driving MSD Singapore IT Hub’s critical role in harnessing advanced technology to support the company’s mission to save and improve lives, by leading wide range of capabilities such as Cybersecurity, AI and Analytics, Design Thinking and Cloud Services.

Julie also leads the Change Management function for the global Chief Technology Officer (CTO), executing programs that help 500 experts in the CTO organization globally to respond quickly to changes in the technology landscape and bring the best solutions into the company to meet business challenges. She is passionate about the power of technology and how it will shape a more diverse and inclusive workforce in the future.

In her free time, Julie enjoys learning about the diversity of world cultures through their art, music, and folk stories.