Speaker profile

Ian Smith

Director, R&D Analytics
Merck Sharpe & Dohme

Ian has 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a variety of client facing IT roles. An experienced influencer supporting business leaders in innovating the pharmaceutical lifecycle through technology. A respected leader with a goal-oriented focus on objective delivery, accountable for leading global teams in delivering innovative enterprise wide IT capabilities focused around research and development. A champion for transformation and change.

Agenda sessions

Day 2

November 14, 2019

  • The Connected Lab

    • The Connected Lab
      This stream covers the ways labs connect to facilitate globalised research and specialisation hubs as well as the innovations and technology that automate the lab, connect devices and enable scientists to spend their time on science.
    • 2:30 pm
      Automating data visualization via FAIR data principles, robotics process automation & blockchain