Etzard StolteMS, PhD
Etzard leads the global Information/knowledge management effort in Pharma Technical Development for F. Hoffmann-La Roche in Basel, with a focus on processes and tools for effective knowledge utilization. Etzard has worked at the interface of the life- and computer-sciences for more than 20 years, in technical, managerial as well as strategic roles. Before joining Roche, Etzard worked as CIO for the Jackson Lab (a US-based genomics research institutes with 1800 employees) and was CTO for Life Sciences at Hewlett Packard. Etzard has earned academic degrees in both Biology, Bio-Informatics, and Informatics, with a Ph.D. in Computer Science from ETH Zurich on "A Scalable Architecture for Scientific Databases".