Mark Sander has over 25 years of industry experience in the Pharmaceutical and Consumer Products industries. With a proven record of leading business transformation through the use of technology, he is a CIO, board member and digital strategist who builds bridges between IT and the business, transforms IT organizations to align with business operations and uses digital transformation to drive top and bottom line growth.
He has held senior leadership roles at several major pharmaceutical companies (Pfizer, Merck/Schering-Plough) as well as two start-ups, most recently leading Information Technology for Global Quality Operations at Teva Pharmaceuticals, servicing 35,000 users across 130 locations globally. Prior to joining Teva, Mark served as the VP and Global CIO for Church & Dwight, the $3.5B Consumer Products company.
Mark earned his B.S. double major in Applied Mathematics (Operations Research and Management Science) and Industrial Management (Tepper) from Carnegie Mellon University. Additionally, he earned an M.B.A. (International Business and Finance) from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
An active member of the New Jersey chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM), Mark has previously served multiple terms on the Executive Committee (Vice President of Administration & Vice President Communications), been active in the mentoring program, and co-founded the North Jersey CIO Roundtable. Mark has also held a seat on the Board of Advisors for TenFour, an IT Infrastructure Services company, since 2016.