Inderpal Bhandari is a Member of the Board of Directors at Walgreens Boots Alliance. Previously, he served as the Global Chief Data Officer at IBM where he leveraged his extensive experience to lead IBM’s data strategy to ensure IBM remained the number one AI and hybrid cloud provider for the enterprise. Under his leadership at IBM, the Cognitive Enterprise Blueprint was created, a roadmap for IBM’s clients on their own transformation journeys.
With a career spanning over 25 years, he has demonstrated his expertise in leadership roles within renowned companies such as Cambia Health Solutions and Express Scripts/Medco Health Solutions. Before IBM, Inderpal served as Senior Vice President and Chief Data Officer of Cambia Health Solutions where he led the development of Cambia’s data strategy and drove the transformation of the company’s consumer experience strategies.
Prior to that, Inderpal served as Vice President of knowledge solutions and Chief Data Officer at Express Scripts/Medco Health Solutions, where he was responsible for maximizing the utility of the company’s data and its readiness to respond to emerging market trends. Before that, he founded Virtual Gold, growing the company into an international market leader for analytics in call centers and professional sports.
Inderpal is an expert in transforming data into business value and improved customer experiences by delivering strategic, innovative capabilities that use analytic insights to enable growth and productivity. In 2017, he was named U.S. Chief Data Officer of the Year by the CDO Club, and has been featured as an industry expert by Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, US News & World Report, CNN and FOX.
Inderpal earned his Master of Science Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and holds a PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
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