Dan Gandor possesses significant pharmaceutical leadership experience and is an effective manager with an established, results-driven reputation. He present serves as Director, Digital Innovation and Corporate Program Management of Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
In his current role, Dan spearheads efforts to identify opportunities for game-changing digital disruption within healthcare in order to better support and activate patients in managing their diseases and treatments.
Dan Gandor’s professional track record reveals digital in his DNA, and consistently displays a natural aptitude to strategize and facilitate positive change. Prior to his current position, Dan successfully built a team from the ground up around new core competencies in Relationship Marketing, Multi-Channel Marketing, and customer-centric marketing. He has led a variety of large-scale pharmaceutical marketing initiatives and teams, including commercial merger/acquisition integrations. He has also provided critical program leadership to rollouts of major technological platforms like the iPad and Veeva.
Dan holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, the institution from which he also earned his undergraduate degree in Environmental Science and Biology. His graduate education spanned three separate majors: Marketing, Biotechnology, and Technology Marketing.
Dan was born and raised on the northwest side of Chicago and attended Notre Dame College Prep in Niles for high school. Outside of work, Dan enjoys spending time with his family (wife and 2 kids), tinkering with pinball and arcade machines, web design, and general aviation.