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Chief Technology Officer (CTO) McKesson Compile, Bangalore, India

Cork, Ireland

Success Profile

What makes a successful Chief Technology Officer (CTO) McKesson Compile, Bangalore, India? Here are the top traits.

  • Conceptual
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Strategic
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Visual Thinker



Make an impact by using your problem-solving skills to assure maximum “uptime” for our products and a smooth experience for our customers, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.


Monitor and analyze insights on the next steps of improving care through our evolving data and technology tools.

From Creating

solutions that help break down affordability barriers to improving distribution that helps maintain drug efficacy, you’ll play a key role in shaping a global industry.


  • Coverage you can rely on

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • Health Spending Accounts
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Benefits that go beyond your base pay

    • 401(k) (U.S.)
    • Pension (Canada)
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Support for total well-being

    • Mental Health Programs
    • Flexible Schedules
    • Paid Time Off
    • Wellness Program
    • Education Reimbursement
    • Volunteer Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Environment
  • A global leader of inclusion

    McKesson’s commitment to diversity and inclusion starts at the top. We have also been named a Best Employer for Diversity by Forbes.


About McKesson Compile

Established in 1833, McKesson is a Fortune 10 global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, healthcare technology, community oncology, and specialty care. We partner with life sciences companies, manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments, and other healthcare organizations to help provide the right medicines, medical products, and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time, safely and cost effectively. Our enterprise consists of the following businesses:

  • Pharmaceutical Solutions and Services (PSaS)
  • Medical Surgical Solutions (MMS)
  • CoverMyMeds (CMM)
  • McKesson International (Europe and Canada)

McKesson draws upon its rich and nearly 200-year history to serve as the central nervous system of healthcare, touching nearly 1/3 of all pharmaceuticals used each day in North America, leading as the 4th largest pharmacy chain, and serving as the #1 distributor in Oncology and key specialties. Most recently, McKesson has been awarded the honor and public health responsibility of serving as the centralized distributor of the COVID 19 vaccine(s) and all associated ancillary products and supplies.

McKesson Compile’s data is a comprehensive, fully linked system of record for the U.S. Healthcare market, with intelligence on 2M+ healthcare professionals (HCPs) and over 800K facilities. Compile’s data includes high capture medical and pharmacy claims, closed capture Medicare claims (100%), along with best-in-class provider affiliations and customer master. The linked data enables commercial teams to move beyond the traditional approaches that only rely on claims volumes. Our innovations include - Best-in-class provider affiliations - Fully linked data across claims, affiliations, customer master and more - Cleansed, normalized and analytics-ready patient-level data.

We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives.

What sets McKesson apart as an exceptional place is our people. Our employees understand that together, unified by our global i²care values, we fulfil our mission and uphold our reputation as a trusted partner to our customers and their patients. Our i²care values are foundational to all that we do, and who we are as a company.

     Integrity – We do what’s right

     Inclusion – We embrace and respect each other as we are

     Customer First – We succeed when our customers succeed

     Accountability – We take personal responsibility for our actions and our work

     Respect – We treat people with dignity and respect

     Excellence – We insist upon quality

Location: Bangalore , Hybrid

TheCTO based in Bangalore andisthe key leader responsible for driving technological innovation and maximizing the value of McKesson Compile’s data assets. The CTO will develop and execute the technology strategy, overseeing infrastructure and development processes. They are responsible formanaging data assets by establishing data governance, ensuring security and privacy, and maintaining data quality. The CTO collaborates with product, sales and operation teams to develop high value data products and services. The CTO is responsible for fostering a culture of innovation, staying abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends. As the technical leader, the CTO provides guidance to engineering teams and manages technological risks related to data commercialization. The CTO's role is critical in driving the success of McKesson Compile through leveraging technology and data assets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating and executing the technology strategy aligned with the company's overall business objectives in partnership with McKesson central IT department

  • This involves identifying technology trends, evaluating potential opportunities, and making strategic decisions on technology investments. 

  • Plays a key role in driving the development of data commercialization products and services. 

  • Responsible for ensuring the company has robust data management systems, data governance policies, and data analytics capabilities to derive insights and value from the data assets. 

  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and innovations relevant to the data commercialization industry. 

  • identifying and evaluating new technologies, tools, and techniques that can enhance the company's offerings, improve efficiency, and drive innovation. 

  • Provides technical leadership to the technology teams within the organization. 

  • Setting technical standards, ensuring adherence to best practices

  • Promoting knowledge sharing and fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. 

  • Collaborates with other departments, such as sales, marketing, and operations, to understand their technology needs and align them with the company's overall strategy. 

  • Establish partnerships with technology vendors, research institutions, or other organizations to leverage external expertise and resources. 

  • Ensure data security and compliance of McKesson Compile

  • In partnership with McKesson IT department establishand maintain robust security measures, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, and addressing any security or privacy concerns. 8. 

  • Responsible for building and developing a high-performing technology team. 

  • Hiring and retaining top talent, providing mentorship and guidance, fostering a culture of learning and growth, and ensuring an inclusive workforce. 

  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop and manage the technology budget. 

  • Ensure effective resource allocation balancing investment in new initiatives, maintenance of existing systems, and operational efficiency. 

  • Key liaison between the technology team and other stakeholders, such as McKesson Technology, executives, clients and partners in communicating the technology strategy, progress, and challenges to ensure alignment and manage expectations. 


  • 15+ years demonstrated experience in setting organizational technology strategies

  • 10+ years building market leading products and/or engineering differentiated products

  • Experience dealing with disparate/unstructured data preferably in healthcare. 

  • Experienced in identifying technology trends, evaluate opportunities, and make informed decisions on technology investments. 

  • Demonstrated ability to choose frameworks and in being an early adopter of market leading technology.

  • Deep understanding of data management, analytics, and emerging technologies related to data commercialization. 

  • Well-versed in data processing, data integration, data warehousing, data governance, machine learning, and other relevant technologies preferably in health care. 

  • Ability to set a clear technology vision and technology strategy for the company.

  • Ability to think strategically and align technology initiatives with the overall business goals. 

  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to inspire and motivate teams, foster collaboration, and drive innovation.

  • Demonstrated experience operating in a complex organization with a geographically dispersed team.

  • Effective communicator who can convey complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience. 

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including executives, clients, partners and influence decision-making processes.

  • Prior experience in the data commercialization industry would be highly beneficial. As well as prior knowledge of health care related challenges, regulatory considerations, and best practices. 

  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills. Ability to analyze complex technical and business problems, evaluate multiple options, and make informed decisions to drive the company's technology initiatives forward. 

  • Strong references from prior Sales & Product executives around partnership and ability to execute on technology that accelerates company business strategy.

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

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