San Diego Business Journal


Karen Gibson

Karen Gibson, SVP - Information Systems & Business Transformation, Quidel

Karen joined Quidel in April, 2015 as Vice President, Information Systems. In July 2017, Karen took on additional responsibilities as the Integration Leader for the Triage cardiovascular and toxicology businesses acquired from Abbott. This included building out shared service and supply chain operations in Europe and China, while simultaneously integrating Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, and R&D organizations. Prior to joining Quidel, Karen has a history of global operational and technology leadership positions within the life sciences industry including SVP and Chief Information Officer for McKesson Specialty Health, SVP and Chief Information Officer for Life Technologies, as well as senior roles within General Electric and Johnson & Johnson. Karen received her B.S. from Purdue University in Computer Technology, and an MBA from Ohio University.