Kirsten Deveau

Director IT M&S Omnichannel - Digital Commerce

Boehringer Ingelheim

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Speaker Bio

Kirsten, a University of Georgia alumna, is a trailblazing woman, seamlessly merging innovative technology thinking with a passion for guiding others. Boasting over 20 years of experience in the Animal Health Pharmaceutical Industry and a decade in Information Technology roles, she currently holds the position of Director IT M&S Omnichannel, Digital Commerce at Boehringer Ingelheim.

In her role, Kirsten leads the enterprise IT strategy, steering the technical roadmap planning and implementation. Her contributions play a vital part in the company’s mission to transform lives for generations to come, ensuring operational excellence and the achievement of the Global Commercial Business strategy for the world’s largest private pharmaceutical company.

With a remarkable approach to leadership, Kirsten inspires and empowers teams to implement business strategies with utmost motivation and effectiveness. She offers invaluable advice on project and program management, including enterprise technology implementations and operational excellence.

As an advocate of Servant Leadership, Kirsten shares the secrets of agile working, continuous improvement, and process automation to expedite time to market. Prepare to be both informed and motivated at Kirsten’s speech, to achieve your own success as a leader in IT.

Speaker Sessions


Shaping The Future Of Tech Strategy: From Farm To Pharma And Beyond

30 mins
  • Track - Future Impact
  • Leadership
  • Non-Technical
  • Not to be Missed
  • Kirsten Deveau

    Director IT M&S Omnichannel - Digital Commerce

    Boehringer Ingelheim

Taking the pulse of your business and understanding customer needs is key to shaping your tech strategy. After a decade with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Kirsten transitioned to IT and now spearheads our Global Digital Commerce Strategy. Her journey from farm to pharma has taught her that profound knowledge of your business is essential for your technological path – it is not merely about adopting technology, but showcasing its importance while guiding your tech roadmap.

We will discover that value encompasses not only financial gains but also enhances customer satisfaction to provide a competitive edge. Comprehending your business and customers’ needs, illustrating the significance of technology, and effectively conveying its ROI is crucial for building your tech strategy. My career journey has helped her discover this and ultimately aligns with Boehringer Ingelheim’s goal of transforming lives for generations.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding your business is a key part of your technical journey
  • The ability to demonstrate value is an integral part of driving your technical roadmap
  • Learn how to communicate ROI and the value of technology to get buy-in

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