There are several fascinating verticals within the tech industry like Medtech, Fintech, Retail, and EdTech. Many tech pros stick to what they do best, but Rajvir Madan made the jump from cosmetics to pharmaceuticals. Raj has over 20 years of digital transformation and innovation experience, and he’s currently the SVP and Chief Digital and Information Technology Officer at Arcutis Biotherapeutics. In this episode, Gerry and Raj talk about the importance of embedding data into every decision you make, the evolution of telemedicine, and how we can generate the future faster.
About Rajvir Madan: Raj is currently the Chief Digital and Information Technology Officer at Arcutis Biotherapeutics and brings over 20 years of digital transformation and innovation experience. In this role, he is responsible for providing the vision, strategic direction, and overall leadership of digital, data/analytics and technology initiatives across Arcutis and to deliver significant value and growth for stakeholders, partners, and patients by harnessing the power of various digital, data and technology solutions across the enterprise.
Prior to joining Arcutis, Raj served as the Vice President of Digital, Data/Analytics and Innovation for Consumer Healthcare Technology at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), where in partnership with the Chief Digital Officer, was responsible for driving significant elements of their digital and tech transformation globally. Before GSK, Raj was with Novartis where he was responsible for managing and delivering global, regional, and localized digital solutions and services across three business units and in more than 80 countries. In addition to healthcare, Raj has experience in the consumer goods sector, having spent 14 years at L’Oreal in various roles, including managing the Digital Tech function for L’Oreal Americas.
Mr. Madan holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and master’s degrees in both business administration and information systems from New York University Stern School of Business.