Teddy Li is the new head of Technology for Finance & Global Integrated Services for Viatris, a leading global pharmaceutical company. He was recently the Chief o f Staff of Business Technology and leads the Global Office of the CIO. His scope e xtends across Strategy & Operations, M&A, Portfolio, and Budget to include leade rship of the Corporate Functions Business Technology group at Upjohn.
Upjohn is a division of Pfizer a leading research-based biopharmaceutical company where science and global resources are applied to deliver important innovative therapies that extend and significantly improve lives.
He aspires to lead organizations by articulating strategic vision and realizing financial goals through effective and strategic IT Management. He has held multiple roles at Pfizer leading portfolio, budget, operations, technology and strategy across multiple global programs and organizations. Prior to Pfizer he spent time in Management & Strategy Consulting, Investment Banking, Private Equity (seed & mezzanine funding), Technology Consulting, and Teaching.
Outside the office, he is passionate in supporting youth development such as Girls Who Code, various mentoring programs, and teaching as a Visiting Professor of Business Strategy.
Favourite Quote: “If you are the smartest person in the room, time to leave the room.” Is a adaptation of multiple quotes from Confucius and Jack Welch. It speaks to sustaining a learning mindset and actively seeking advice and feedback. It also speaks stage setting where you choose your network and the influences from your environment.