The President's Leadership Council

Paul von AutenriedPaul von Autenried


As a member of the senior executive leadership team of Bristol Myers Squibb, Paul von Autenried leads Bristol Myers Squibb’s Information Technology function, focused on leveraging information technology and digital innovation to accelerate company strategy and business model transformation. Additionally, he is a member of the board of directors of Quick Base, a Cambridge, MA-based software company held by Vista Equity Partners, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Penn Medicine Princeton Healthcare System, and a member of the President’s Leadership Council at Stevens Institute of Technology.

“The world is in a period of rapid innovation in digital technology, providing new opportunities to accelerate the way Bristol Myers Squibb develops innovative medicines to patients, and the way patients experience those medicines,” Paul said. “Leading the digital evolution of a global biopharmaceutical company, and at the same time advising a software company and a university, is both an honor and a challenge, particularly during a global pandemic.”

Throughout his experiences in domestic and international high-tech, consumer packaged goods, and biopharmaceuticals companies, Paul's career has been focused on strategically leveraging information technology and digital innovation to drive superior performance. 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.