Rachel Twardowski

pictureRachel leads the Specialty Analytics and Reporting team at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Chicago, IL, supporting the Specialty Business Unit which focuses on leading in Gastroenterology.

Her team leverages big data to build a patient and physician journey providing advanced analytics across Marketing, Sales, Market Access and Patient Hub Services, including support for Investor Relations and the Forecasting teams.

Prior to joining Takeda, Rachel's most recent focus was on the design, creation and deployment of  innovative, cloud-based, mobile analytics SaaS platforms for aggregating, stratifying, analyzing and disseminating insights from real world evidence across clinical and commercial operations. 

She has served leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies focusing on new product planning and launch, R&D operations and sales and data analytics across both the clinical and commercial continuum. 

Rachel has a Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science degrees in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Rochester and Tufts University, which she leverages her clinical experience in the development of patient-centric analytics models.