Etzard Stolte, Global Head, Knowledge Management, Pharma Technical Development, Roche
Etzard leads the global Information / knowledge management effort in Pharma Technical Development for F. Hoffmann-La Roche in Basel, with a focus on processes and tools for effective knowledge utilisation. Etzard has worked at the interface of the life- and computer-sciences for more than 20 years, in technical, managerial as well as strategic roles. Before joining Roche, Etzard worked as CIO for the Jackson Lab (a US based genomics research institutes with 1800 employees), and was CTO for Life Sciences at Hewlett Packard. Etzard has earned academic degrees in both Biology, Bio-Informatics and Informatics, with a PhD in Computer Science from ETH Zurich on "A Scalable Architecture for Scientific Databases".