Deb is Senior Director, Worldwide Innovation. In this role, she is responsible for driving innovative thinking and capabilities to enable a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across the company. Through partnership with the business, Deb helps shape priorities, connect with external innovations and lead opportunities to bring new ideas into practice that complement Pfizer’s core pharmaceuticals business. Prior to this position, Deb served as chief of staff and operations lead for the Business Development, Strategy and Innovation organization. Deb joined Pfizer in 2001 as a Business Analyst for Worldwide Procurement and subsequently worked in Global Operations as an Associate Director providing research, analytical and project management support for facilities and operations strategies and in Worldwide Strategy as a Senior Manager assessing adjacent business opportunities. Preceding Pfizer, Deb worked for Kozmo.com, Ernst & Young and Tompkins Associates, Inc. as an engineer and general consultant. She holds BS and MS degrees in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Columbia University. She lives in NY, NY with her husband, son and daughter.