Andrew Fried

Healthcare and Life Sciences, Industry Leader

IBM Europe

Since April 2019 Andrew has been Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Leader, IBM Europe.

Andrew helps clients address industry imperatives and save lives through the power of cognitive insights. He works with clients to advance the next generation of discovery and development, acting on insights to drive value, enhance relationships across the ecosystem and empowering people to make better decisions.

Andrew was IBM’s Life Sciences Industry Leader for Europe between 2015 and 2018 and Life Sciences Industry Leader, Global between 2018 and 2019. Prior to transferring to Europe in July 2015, Andrew was IBM Life Sciences Industry Leader for China for 5 years. While in China Andrew worked with many leading multi-national companies and several Chinese Life Sciences companies who were leaders in their respective segment.

Before joining IBM in 2000, Andrew had a successful 14-year career with a leading strategy consulting company. He graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Arts, and Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) with a Bachelor of Business. Andrew has a Master of Business Administration from the International University of Japan and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He was a three-term board member on a government enterprise with assets of over $350M. He was a founding director of a successful start-up in the early 2000s.

Andrew is an advocate of sport and fitness as a gateway to good health. He is passionate about the role of genomics in identifying both the cause of disease and personalized solutions.

Other speakers in 2020


Alexander Lezhava, PhD

Associate Director, Office of Strategic Alliances & Knowledge Management, Genome Institute of Singapore
Senior Group Leader, Translational Research Group, Genome Institute of Singapore
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