Fernando is the Global Head of Data Science for Commercial (AVP) at Merck, where he leads the establishment of an industry-leading commercial data, analytics & insights organization that is able to address the evolving healthcare ecosystem. Fernando has had experience leading data science teams in healthcare technology firms, and in on-line advertisement (adtech) startups. He has held research and academic positions at Stanford, Duke, Warwick in the UK, and IMPA in Brazil, including tenured professorship of mathematics & data science at the University of Tennessee. Fernando received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Cornell, and an engineering degree from the University of Chile.
Global Head of Data Science, Commercial, Merck Pharmaceuticals