Helmut Wasserbacher is the Head of Digital Finance Operations at Novartis. He is leading the efforts to implement the digital strategy in Finance, including deployment of artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics. He heads the global business planning group and digital data science hub in Barcelona. Since joining Novartis, he had different roles of increasing responsibility in country, regional and global entities across different businesses. Prior to joining Novartis, Helmut worked at McKinsey & Company and KPMG. Helmut holds a Master in International Business Administration from the University of Vienna and obtained his MBA from INSEAD. He is also a CFA Charterholder.