Olivier Gien is the Global Head of Digital for General Medicines, Sanofi’s largest Business Unit. Based in Paris, he holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence applied to Organic Chemistry. Dr Gien held several leadership positions at Sanofi, where he led globally Information Technologies for Discovery Research, Clinical Development and the Medical function before taking his new role last fall.
Among others, Dr Gien led the development of the first Translational Medicine Platform at Sanofi, kicked off the Digitization of Clinical Trials effort as well as the development of the first RWE platform of the company. For 4 years, he was the Chairman of the PRISME Forum, a professional organization gathering most of Pharma R&D Technology leaders.