Najat Khan

Chief R&D Officer and Chief Commercial Officer

Dr. Khan has deep expertise in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, spanning biological, chemical, and medical science, computational and data science, and general business leadership, with a focus on driving substantial patient and business value. As the Chief Data Science Officer and Global Head of Strategy and Portfolio Organization, for Innovative Medicine R&D at Johnson & Johnson, Najat played an integral role with the senior leadership team in building an industry-leading pipeline that delivered multiple transformational medicines. She has been a pioneer in driving the impact of data science/AI at scale while establishing a top-tier diverse data science team, underpinning her commitment to innovation and excellence at the intersection of healthcare and technology. Dr. Khan co-chaired Johnson & Johnson’s Data Science Council, where she has played a key leadership role in driving the adoption of data science across the company to achieve business impact and deploy best practices for data use, AI, ethics, as well talent recruitment and development.