Amgen, Inc. Information Systems
Disha Patel is a senior information technology and business professional with extensive experience in life sciences/healthcare, government and non-profit domains. Disha is at Amgen Inc., a biotechnology company, where she has held diverse IT leadership roles serving various business units. Disha finds genuine excitement in solving key business challenges through the application and use of technology. She has direct experience working side by side with diverse healthcare business and end users, listening and empathizing to their needs and applying technology to advance their business strategic imperatives.
With nearly two decades of experience in technology and business, Disha has witnessed first hand the evolution of technology and its impact to organizations and society – from Fortran programming, from on premise to cloud, to big data and now to artificial intelligence and machine learning. In addition, Disha has a strong understanding and appreciation for business strategy, technology, design and user experience to deliver meaningful, value-driven products.
Her life science experience began at Eli Lilly and Co. and her technology experience began with the U.S. Air Force. Disha has lived and worked in Europe and South East Asia giving her a global perspective to her efforts.
In addition, Disha is an adjunct professor at California Lutheran University’s School of Management. Disha is on the leadership team of Amgen's women empowered to be exceptional business resource group and president of the HBA Los Angeles chapter. She is on the board of Cambridge University's Judge Business School Alumni Council and Miami University's School of Engineering and Applied Science Council.