Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Chief Data Science Officer and Global Head, Janssen R&D Strategy and Operations, Johnson & Johnson

Najat Khan, PhD, is the Chief Data Science Officer and the Global Head of Strategy & Operations for Janssen Research & Development. In these roles Dr Khan leads a team of 100+ data scientists and data engineers to drive deep impact across Janssen’s pipeline and portfolio and shapes Janssen’s R&D strategy, spanning key pipeline and portfolio decisions to new strategic initiatives to deliver on transformational medicines for patients. Dr Khan co-chairs the Johnson & Johnson Data Science Council and is a member of Janssen’s Development and Investment Committees. Dr Khan was a Senior Principal at The Boston Consulting Group and received her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania and her B.A. in Chemistry with a minor in Economics from Colgate University.