Executive Leadership

Adriana (Andi) Karaboutis is executive vice president, Technology, Business Solutions and Corporate Affairs at Biogen. She oversees information technology, digital health and data sciences, global public affairs, government affairs, public policy and patient advocacy. Andi's teams are responsible for unlocking new insights from commercial, clinical and scientific data and leveraging those insights to effectively communicate Biogen's corporate value proposition to all relevant audiences. She brings innovative solutions to inform the drug discovery process and drive proactive engagement with internal and external stakeholders to support Biogen's business goals.

Prior to joining Biogen in 2014, Ms. Karaboutis was Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Dell, Inc. In this role, she was responsible for leading an efficient and innovative global IT organization focused on powering Dell as an end-to-end technology solutions provider.

Ms. Karaboutis spent more than 20 years at General Motors and Ford Motor Company in various international leadership positions including computer-integrated manufacturing, supply chain operations and information technology. During this time, she successfully moved between operational and IT roles.

Ms. Karaboutis received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where she was a Merit Scholar. She subsequently pursued graduate Electronic Computer Control Systems studies at Wayne State and received an Academic Excellence Award jointly from Wayne State University and Ford Motor Company. She has also completed the accelerated Fuqua School of Business, Marketing Strategy Program at Duke University and is fluent in the Greek language.

In addition to various industry award recognitions, she served as president of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) from 2008 – 2010 and was a board member of the Manufacturing Executive Leadership Forum from 2009 – 2014. Ms. Karaboutis is currently on the board of directors of Advance Auto Parts and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. She also serves on the Babson College advisory board for the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL).

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