Manager, Disruptive Emerging Technology Strategy

Lake County, IL, US
Oct 07, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Innovation team within AbbVie's Business Technology Solutions (BTS) Division is charged with discovering and defining our next generation of transformative information technology solutions.
    Do you love to develop compelling visions and resource worthy plans? Do you possess a deep understanding of emerging technology trends and how to use technology to dramatically improve business outcomes? Do you want to be a part of teams that are solving significant problems in human health?

If so, you may be an excellent fit for this role at AbbVie. You will work closely with the BTS Innovation Team to deliver strategic plans that define AbbVie's next-generation approaches to data science, digital health, and next-gen computing. This position requires a tech-savvy leader and connector with a consistent record of encouraging innovation and technology adoption in a global organization with research, operation, and commercial functions. Come join AbbVie's mission to improve the lives of our patients!

AbbVie's Global Headquarters in Lake County, IL, is the location for this position.
Key Responsibilities:
    Help define and champion an ambitious, innovative technology adoption agenda for AbbVie's IT Division Help deliver and refresh strategic innovation plans for AbbVie's IT Leadership Team Lead, influence, and mentor others in a cross-functional environment Utilize your keen technical insight, intuition, and presentation skills to keep critical partners and division leadership well-informed of progress and achievements
Some intangibles we value (and hope you value too):
    We are intrinsically curious and not afraid to pursue new ideas that challenge the status quo We possess "fast-fail" ideation skills to generate and prioritize a large number of ideas We convey what has worked well and what has not, and apply this wisdom toward the mission of finding and sourcing the world's outstanding technologies We respect the voices of others and humbly contribute to cross-functional teams to achieve valuable and rewarding business outcomes


  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • BS + 14 years of experience, or MS + 12 years of experience or PhD + 6 years of experience.
  • MS, MBA or PhD in computer science, computational biology, computational chemistry, bioinformatics or other health related computational science discipline is preferred.