Robert Elliott, Director of Bioinformatics – Anonymization Lead, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
For over 20 years Rob has been a leader in Information Security, Data Privacy, Governance and Risk Management. In 2013 he joined the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR) as Information Security Officer. Since 2018 he has been involved in ‘data42’– a transformative initiative to harness the power of data and learn new insights from clinical data assets. Using machine learning and artificial intelligence Novartis is reimagining drug discovery and development.
As Director of Bioinformatics he currently leads the team responsible for data anonymization in data42.
Originally from Ireland, Rob is the proud father of three grown children and lives with his husband Jim in South Florida.