Leo Barella is Vice President and Chief Enterprise Architect at AstraZeneca where he provides Enterprise Architecture Services for the Global Enterprise.
Mr. Barella is a leader in IT with a passion for innovative ideas applied to the development of market-leading capabilities. He has been a very energetic speaker at several national and international conferences where he has been advocating the power of Data to improve the overall Healthcare system especially in the applications of Personalized Medicine and Genomics research.
He previously held positions as an executive consultant for IT Strategy and Transformation at Accenture, Avanade, Microsoft and HP in the biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, health care, government, financial and manufacturing industries.
Prior to Barella joining AstraZeneca, he was vice president and chief technology officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, vice president and chief technology officer at Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield in Rochester, NY and he was the division vice president and chief enterprise architect for Health Care Service Corporation in Chicago.
He has a master’s degree in telecommunication and computer science from the University of Pavia, Italy. He is a lifetime athlete and an Ironman tri-athlete.