Lidia L. Fonseca


Chief Technology Officer

Lidia Fonseca is the Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Technology Officer at Pfizer, responsible for the enterprise-wide digital strategy. In her prior role, Lidia was the Senior Vice President and CIO at Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information. In 2020, Lidia joined Fast Company’s Impact Council and Pfizer was named one of Fast Company magazine’s 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators. She was on ALPFA’s 2020 and 2021 list of the 50 Most Powerful Latinas and named 2020 Healthcare Influencer and 2019 Healthcare Transformer by Medical, Marketing and Media. She received Forbes’ 2017 CIO Innovation Award. Lidia led the Digital team in Pfizer’s critical efforts to help accelerate the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, Cominarty, in less than one year, as well as the oral treatment, Paxlovid, driving innovations across the entire value chain from research to the clinical trials, to manufacturing, distribution and patient engagement. Under her leadership, Pfizer has automated over 90 percent of 100 million transactional processes across the company and Lidia’s team launched the Pfizer Learning Academy, providing learning, training, and development for all Pfizer employees. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA and Master Business Informatics from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Graduate School of Business. Lidia is married and has two children.

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