Debra King is the Business Technology leader for Pfizer’s Corporate Functions and Business Services Organization. In this role, she leads the BT partnership with the Corporate Functions organizations including Policy, External Affairs, and Communications; Worldwide Business Development and Innovation; Legal; and Compliance, as well as the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and Board of Directors. Her BT Business Services Organization is dedicated to delivering BT’s service offerings, driving adoption of productivity tools in the business, building stronger BT self-service capabilities, and managing the technology support service desk. Debra is a member of the Business Technology Leadership Team and reports into Pfizer’s Global CIO.
Debra joined Pfizer’s Business Technology organization in 2002 and since then, has held responsibility for technology strategy, solution delivery and operations in the Architecture, Medical, Human Resources, Portfolio, Global Operations and Corporate domains. Debra has led enterprise-wide initiatives to deliver community and social networking capabilities that enable the business to connect and collaborate more efficiently and effectively across Pfizer’s geographic and organizational lines. These capabilities allow Pfizer colleagues to connect with others; share information; create communities of practice; and bring innovative ideas to fruition. They also provide a single source of company information for all Pfizer Business Unites and Functions, and central access to all business systems and productivity tools. Debra is currently leading Pfizer’s technology self-service initiative, executing on a strategy to improve business productivity while driving down support volume.
Before joining Pfizer, Debra worked in technology consulting across the Finance, Entertainment and Life Sciences sectors, where she was responsible for account management, solution delivery, resource utilization and workforce planning. Debra is committed to increasing career opportunities for women in technology, and is active in various mentoring programs and women’s networks, along with programs to educator and influence female students to pursue education and careers in technology.
Debra lives in New Jersey with her husband and two children, and is forever pursuing the elusive, perfect work-life balance.