Davidek Herron on the humanity behind digital

GOLD Nugget: bonus episode

For our fifth and final GOLD Nugget of Season 2, Helena looks back to one of our most popular episodes featuring Davidek Herron, Global Head of Digital at Roche.

In these snippets, Davidek offers some great insights into what digital transformation means to him, drawing upon his time playing professional basketball in New York to illustrate his move into the pharmaceutical industry and some tips on learning from failure.


A little more on GOLD’s guest…


Davidek Herron, Global Head of Digital, Roche, is a digital innovator with a lifelong passion for sports. Herron grew up in New York City and started his career as a professional basketball player, before joining the pharmaceutical industry in 2006. His first role was in sales for a women’s health company. Herron then went on to spend to have an almost 10-year career at Teva Pharmaceuticals, before joining Roche in his current role in March 2021.

Additional resources


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