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Meet Asa

Meet Asa Karlson Ostman, part of our Science and Enabling Units IT team.

Asa Karlsson Ostman

Senior Programme/Project Manager

Tell me a little about you and your role at AstraZeneca?

I’m a senior Programme/Project Manager running big IT-implementation projects for the AZ research organisation. My recent project is about capturing data from clinical studies, in a global world.

What’s the most enjoyable aspect of working in Science and Enabling Units IT?

Working together with science and very professional and skilled colleagues, as well as working globally, makes the experience very enjoyable.

How do you feel your role impacts AstraZeneca’s bold ambition of delivering life-changing medicines?

Science today needs IT systems to support their work and to manage extremely big data volumes and complex structures. When we work together it enables the best from both science knowledge and IT knowledge.

What are you most passionate about in your role?

Working together and making a difference, that in the long run impacts patients and their lives.

How has AstraZeneca helped you achieve your personal career aspirations?

AstraZeneca is a powerful company with a lot of opportunities. The leadership culture is very supportive and wants everyone to grow in our roles and have the opportunity to try new challenges.

How would you describe the culture of Science and Enabling Units IT?

We have a positive atmosphere here with a strong ambition to be at your best.

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