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Paul Cassidy

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Paul Cassidy
Head of IT Strategy and PMO
Shire Pharmaceuticals
Lexington, MA

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Paul Cassidy joined Shire in 2009, and has held a variety of roles, including Technical Operations Business Partner, Head of IT for Shire Human Genetic Therapies. In his current role as Head of IT Strategy and PMO, he has overall responsibility for shaping IT strategy, forming the enterprise view of the technology portfolio, and managing key suppliers for the delivery of IT services. Prior to joining Shire, Paul held a variety of roles in a number of industries, including program management at Fidelity Investments, security and risk consulting for Ernst & Young, and a number of roles for small and medium-size resellers and start-ups.   

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Boston University

PERSONAL PASSIONS: Paul has two sons, four dogs, and has been married for more than 25 years.  He is an avid cyclist, enthusiastic reader, and active member in his church’s strategy committee.