Lorraine Marchand is Executive Managing Director of Merative, (formerly IBM Watson Health) and has three decades of experience in new product development. She has held leadership positions at Bristol Myers Squibb, Covance/Labcorp, IQVIA and Cognizant and cofounded four healthcare companies. Ms. Marchand is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School where she serves on the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program. She is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at Yeshiva University and an investor member of Plum Alley venture capital. Ms. Marchand has served a QED business advisor at the University City Sciences Center since the program's inception.