President, Nuclear & Precision Health Solutions, Cardinal Health
Ms. Olson is currently the president of Nuclear & Precision Health Solutions at Cardinal Health, which develops, manufactures, compounds, dispenses and delivers over ten million, time-critical, patient specific doses annually. Prior to Cardinal Health, Ms. Olson was President of NaviMed, a company focused on personalizing medicine through innovative diagnostics. She also worked for Eli Lilly and Company, where she was tasked with leading the effort to formulate the strategy to create and commercialize diagnostics and companion diagnostics. Ms. Olson also worked for Roche Diagnostics for many years, where she attained the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Roche Diagnostics Corporation. She was the first woman to receive the Life Science Alley Luminary Award, recognizing her “rich career in medical diagnostics…exceptional reputation as a leader and her vision to drive both innovation and value for personalized medicine.” In 2013, she received the “Woman of Wellness Award” for her extraordinary contributions through her volunteer work in oncology.
Ms. Olson received her bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree from St. Thomas University in Minnesota.