Executive Vice President, Technology and Business Solutions
CIO Award Finalist 2014
CIO Award Judge 2016, 2015
Adriana (Andi) Karaboutis is executive vice president, Technology and Business Solutions at Biogen. In addition to overseeing information technology, she leads the digital health technology and advanced analytics teams unlocking new insights from commercial, patient and clinical data in innovative applications, including informing the drug discovery process.
Prior to Joining Biogen in 2014, Ms. Karaboutis was Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Dell, Inc. In this role, she was responsible for leading an efficient and innovative global IT organization focused on powering Dell as an end-to-end technology solutions provider. Ms. Karaboutis combined her extensive business and IT experience to provide a strong perspective on how technology can drive an efficient enterprise and create value.
Ms. Karaboutis spent over 20 years at General Motors and Ford Motor Company in various international leadership positions including computer-integrated manufacturing, supply chain operations, and information technology. During this time, she easily moved between operational and IT roles.
Ms. Karaboutis received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, where she was a Merit Scholar. She subsequently pursued graduate Electronic Computer Control Systems studies at Wayne State and received an Academic Excellence Award jointly from Wayne State University and Ford Motor Company. She has also completed the accelerated Fuqua School of Business, Marketing Strategy Program at Duke University and is fluent in the Greek language.
In addition to various industry award recognitions, she is a member of the Wayne State College of Engineering Hall of Fame, served as president of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) from 2008-2010 and was a board member of the Manufacturing Executive Leadership Forum from 2009-2014. Ms. Karaboutis is currently on the board of directors for Advance Auto Parts and is a member of the advisory board for InformationWeek.