Speaker profile

Ralph Haefeli

Head of Technical Research & Development IT
Novartis

Ralph Häfeli started his career in 1992 as Automation Engineer in the Engineering Department of former Ciba-Geigy in Basel. During that time, he was leading automation teams in investment projects for biotechnological and chemical production facilities. In 2000, he joined the Pharma TechOps IT organization as technical project manager for the global MES evaluation. He then held various positions of increasing responsibility in Manufacturing IT and global IT systems management until being appointed global Head Pharma Technical Operations IT in November 2007. As CIO Region Basel he was the IT business partner for global Novartis Headquarter functions from 2012 until 2015.

Ralph Häfeli has a degree in electronics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich.

Agenda sessions

Day 2

November 14, 2019

  • Plenary Sessions

    • 9:50 am
      Keynote Panel: Digital Lab: How do we pick up pace and scale across the industry?