Alexandra Gonçalves

Vice President
Medical Digital Health, Bristol Myers Squibb

Alexandra Goncalves has recently joined Bristol Myers Squibb as Vice President of Medical Digital Health. At her previous role in Philips, Dr. Goncalves provided functional leadership for clinical innovation and clinical strategy for Philips, working closely and collaboratively with business, research and functional leaders across the organization, as well as exploring inorganic growth opportunities. Dr. Goncalves joined Philips in 2016 as Sr. Medical Director for the Ultrasound business and she was instrumental for the Cardiovascular Ultrasound business success by providing clinical insights and strategic direction, and by developing impactful partnerships through fostering relationships with clinical, scientific, regulatory and marketing leaders worldwide. In 2019, she joined Philips Chief Medical Office where she led clinical strategy for Cardiology and served as Head of the Medical Office for Personal Health. Dr. Goncalves started her career as an academic cardiologist in Portugal and Spain and her experience includes research in epidemiology and clinical trials in the Cardiovascular Department at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School (HMS). She earned a Master in Medical Sciences from HMS and while working as a clinical cardiologist, she earned a doctorate degree (PhD). Her work drove the refinement of the use of echocardiography in transcatheter structural heart interventions. Dr. Goncalves is an internationally recognized thought leader, educator, author, and editor with a business acumen and an extensive record of multi-disciplinary medical collaborations. She serves as Affiliate Professor of Medicine in Portugal and has been awarded several prizes for her work and achievements, including the prestigious Senior Clinical Research and Career Development Award from HMS and Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.