Bernardo Tavares is the Chief Technology & Data Officer for Kenvue. In this role, Bernardo oversees the Information Technology and Data Science groups and, as key enablers of innovation and growth, leads the data and technology agenda by scaling digital capabilities to better serve customers and consumers.
Bernardo brings together the power of people, technology and data to transform digital experiences for consumers, customers, partners and employees around the world. He sets the strategic direction and drives digital investments, empowering teams to work smarter, better understand consumer behaviors and innovate with speed and impact to meet consumer needs and improve health for all.
Under Bernardo’s leadership, teams are leveraging digital and data capabilities with proven science to optimize business technology and to deliver new and differentiated experiences and solutions across brands like Tylenol®, Neutrogena® and Zyrtec®. Bernardo has also been critical in modernizing the digital ecosystem, creating a culture and foundation for data excellence and insights.
Bernardo is an experienced global leader. Prior to being named Chief Information Officer of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health in 2018, Bernardo led the Consumer Health IT organization in Latin America, driving commercial innovation through innovative technology and data programs. He also led the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health and Consumer Medical Devices IT Portfolio and Project Office worldwide, where he was responsible for Business Technology strategy, portfolio planning, execution and value realization.
Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson in 2012, Bernardo served in several IT leadership roles driving consumer and technology innovation for Unilever and IBM around the world. He holds an Electrical Engineering degree from University of São Paulo with a specialization in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas in Brazil. He is also a Data Research Advisory Board member for MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) and a member of the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council (HITEC).