The President's Leadership Council

Paul von Autenried


Paul von Autenried

Having four decades of experience across high-tech, biopharmaceuticals, healthcare, manufacturing, and consumer goods, Paul von Autenried has been focused on strategically leveraging information technology and digital innovation to drive superior performance. As an experienced board member and CEO advisor, he offers valuable insights on executive leadership, corporate governance, digital innovation, technology, data privacy and cybersecurity to boards and CEOs of enterprise software and services companies.

Paul is a member of the board of directors of Science 37 (NASDAQ:SNCE), a company that accelerates clinical research by enabling universal access to patients and providers, anywhere, underpinned by an end-to-end technology platform and supported by specialized networks to enable trial orchestration. Paul is also a member of the board of directors of QuickBase, a software company held by Vista Equity Partners, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Penn Medicine Princeton Healthcare System, a board observer and CEO advisor for Dotmatics, Intelepeer and SafeGuard Cyber, and a member of the President’s Leadership Council at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Prior to his current board roles, Paul was the Chief Information Officer of Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY). In that role, he was a member of the senior-most executive committee, with accountability for the company’s technology, digital capabilities, cybersecurity and data privacy. Before joining Bristol Myers Squibb, Paul held positions with Kraft General Foods, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM.

Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in computer science from Stevens Institute of Technology. He has also completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School and the Program for Leadership Development at IMD in Switzerland. He mentors aspiring CIOs and has been an active sponsor and guest lecturer for the Society of Information Management.