Ömer Aköz – Johnson & Johnson

SC Technology Leader

Information Technology Director with 22+ years accomplished experience, driving state-of-art technology leadership in one of the best Healthcare companies in the world. Accountable for E2E Supply Chain Technology activities for Ethicon in Johnson & Johnson (Wound Closure Healing and Bio-Surgery platforms), driving growth and enabling differentiating SC capabilities as a competitive advantage through innovative solutions. Serves to improve patient outcomes, optimize healing, and maximize operating room efficiencies with Johnson & Johnson products. Multi-sector experience within Medical Device Technologies, Pharmaceutical, Energy, Telecom and Financial industries. Advocates talent development, coaching, people leadership, and is recognized for developing winning team cultures, inspire engagement and promoting DEI. Holds MSc and PhD degrees in Computer Science from Bosphorus University and Yildiz Technical University, Turkey. Next to his professional and academic career, Omer is CSCP & IPMA certified, leading Communication & Collaboration activities in intercompany forums and mentoring & coaching young talents in the region.