Shwen Gwee

Shwen was most recently Chief Digital Officer at Chandler Chicco Companies and, before that, was VP of Digital Health at Edelman (NYC).

Shwen’s experience was forged on the “client-side” of pharma marketing, including leading Digital Strategy and Social Media for Vertex Pharmaceuticals during it’s commercialization. During his pharma tenure, he contributed to the launch of over 3 Rx brands.

Shwen is heavily involved in healthcare and social media. He founded the Social Health Summit (SXSH), which led to the adoption of a health track at South by Southwest (SXSW) and has run the Social Health Startup Bootcamp since 2012. He also founded PharmaFresh.TV, Med 2.0 Blog, Social Pharmer Network, and is a prolific Twitterer.

He also speaks regularly at industry events and has co/chaired Digital Pharma East since 2009. He sits on advisory boards for: Google (Healthcare), SXSW Health Track, Smart Patients, BlogHer (Healthminder Day), Digital Health Coalition, and Medical, Marketing and Media.

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