Jeff Weness

Head of Digital Opportunities and Investments
ODPI Chair

Jeff is head of digital opportunities and investments for Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc. He has more than 15 years of healthcare leadership experience and previously held roles at UnitedHealth Group and Children's of Minnesota. Prior to entering healthcare, he spent time in the retail and technology industries. He is an active angel investor and sits on several boards. He holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and a BA from Concordia College

Frank Chavez

Frank Chavez

Global Business Development & Strategy

Frank leads a group at the intersection of digital, data, and pharma with a focus on paving the path toward Otsuka’s future in service of patients. He has over 20 years of experience in biopharma as a research scientist, corporate strategy leader, and consultant. Most recently, he served as Amgen’s head of Digital Health and Innovation for oncology and biosimilars, leading digital efforts across R&D and commercial, for over 20 programs. Frank is also an active angel investor and sits on several boards. He lives in the Boulder, Colorado area with his wife and two dogs, Stella and StanLee.