Christy Gaughan is the Director of Marketing Science at Genentech. Christy leads a team of fifty marketing scientists that are passionate about using advanced analytics to turn data into insights that enable well-informed decision-making. Her team is focused on improving promotional and sales force effectiveness, as well as secondary market research. Christy is responsible for creating a culture and environment that creates strategic thought partners from people that are passionate about data and advanced analytics.
Prior to Genentech, she worked as a Senior Statistician at IMS Health. She also previously worked at the University of Pennsylvania, and Campbells Soup Company. Christy holds an MBA/MS in Healthcare Management and Healthcare Finance, as well as a Masters in Statistics from Temple University. She received her BA in Mathematics from Rowan University. She lives in San Francisco with her girlfriend Melissa and their dog Gladyce.