A technologist for over twenty years, Sabina A. Ewing is Vice President, Business Technology (BT) for Pfizer’s Upjohn Business. As the Upjohn Chief Information Officer (CIO) she is accountable for Business Technology strategy, operations, and technology programs aligned with Executive Management and business objectives for Pfizer Upjohn. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, her team partners with business leaders across the globe to deliver meaningful capabilities across the sales, marketing, research, development, medical, manufacturing, and corporate functions; as well as providing technical operations support, infrastructure, and cybersecurity for the division.
Most recently Sabina was Vice President for Corporate Functions & Business Services BT, supporting the HR, Legal, Corporate Affairs and Corporate Aviation divisions, as well as the enterprise wide Global Support Services Organization (BT on Demand, helpdesk, kiosks), Collaboration Center of Excellence, and Virtual Meetings Services. She has been the VP of Specialty Care BT, Vaccines & Oncology BT, and successfully supported the launch of the digital, mobile, social, and analytics assets for several of the company’s leading products, including Prevnar 13, Xeljanz, IBRANCE and several others.
Sabina is the immediate past Chair of Pfizer’s Global Women’s Council, has been a member of Pfizer Global Blacks Council as well as the Co-chair of the Pfizer African American Leadership Network, is the Pfizer Executive Sponsor for Girls Who Code, and founding Executive Sponsor for the BT Women’s Leadership Network.
A recipient of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Luminary Award, 2019 US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine Superstar, 2019 Women of Color magazine Technology All Star, and noted by Pharmaceutical Executive magazine in 2016 as an Emerging Pharma Leader, Sabina is a 2018 recipient of the PharmaVoice Top 100 Most Inspiring Leaders in Life Sciences Award.
Sabina earned her Bachelor of Science in Commerce with concentrations in Management Information Systems and Finance from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Science in Management and Systems from New York University.