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  • Lynda Libby
  • Director, R&D Project Management Office
  • Takeda, United States

Lynda Libby has dedicated over twenty years to the Life Sciences industry with a focus on strengthening operational effectiveness, leading change and building project management organizations.  Her current role is Director, R&D Project Management Office within Takeda’s Strategic Portfolio Group and Center of Operational Performance.  The PMO is accountable for strengthening operational effectiveness across the R&D pipeline, building project management capabilities, elevating the impact of Project Managers across Takeda, and enabling program transparency & measurement.  The Takeda pipeline includes three therapeutic areas: Oncology, Neuroscience, and GI, as well as the Vaccines Business Unit and Marketed Products.  Lynda’s background in global strategy development, business process improvement, program management and change management at Bayer, Biogen, and Harvard Medical School has led her to this transformative position at Takeda.