Chief Information Officer
Michael Allen joined MP Biomedicals as the Chief Information Officer September 2016. Michael is responsible for providing technological vision, strategy and leadership in the development and implementation of MP Biomedicals global Information Technology Initiatives.
Michael Allen is an Information Technology executive with over 25 years of information technology experience across a diverse range of industries. Prior to accepting this position, he served as Consultant – Acting V.P./CIO for Accuratus Lab Services. There he supported the executive team through divestiture activities specific to Information Technology as well as representing client’s interests throughout divestiture proceedings. He has also led the IT activities of Avista Pharma Solutions through it''s formative months, establishing the strategic direction and supporting capital plan while leading acquisition carve-out activities, interoperability actions, systems and infrastructure upgrades, installations, and process/project initiation. Prior to that, Michael was V.P. Head of AAIPharma Services’ Information Systems and Technology. There he was responsible for establishing the strategic direction for AAI, development and execution of the IT strategy while leading the organization through a number of successful transformational changes that helped take a private equity-owned company emerging from bankruptcy to a highly profitable world-class supplier of comprehensive pharmaceutical development, manufacturing, and analytical services.
Michael Allen graduated from California State Polytechnic University, in Pomona, CA with a B.A. degree in Operations Management and graduating Magna Cum Laude. He resides in So. California with his wife and two sons.