Dave Williams

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Merck
Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer

Dave Williams is Merck’s Executive Vice President and Chief Information and Digital Officer. Under his direction the technology organization is focused on helping Merck’s research, manufacturing and business units develop and leverage digital solutions to serve customers and achieve business value.

Previously, Dave was chief information officer of Merck Animal Health. There he led the development and execution of a digital transformation that deployed several cloud-based platforms and capabilities, resulting in streamlined operations and improved customer engagement.

Prior to that, Dave founded Merck Animal Health Ventures, which brings together capabilities across veterinarians, start-ups, inventors, entrepreneurs, customers and investment partners to develop new solutions that address unmet customer needs. He also led Sure Petcare, a companion-animal portfolio of digital services and solutions within Merck Animal Health, where he had profit-and-loss responsibility.

Earlier in his career, Dave was executive director of enterprise information management at Merck and held several IT leadership roles at Schering-Plough.

Dave currently serves on the board of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and is a member of the Osage Partners Advisory Council.

He holds a bachelor of science in economics and finance from the University of Scranton.

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