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Julien Dedman

Innovation Communication Leader

Julien is the Innovation Integration Communication Leader for Asia Pacific at Johnson & Johnson Innovation. In his role, he drives the communications strategy and execution for the Asia Pacific region. Julien has been in the healthcare industry for almost 10 years focused on media relations, crisis management, leadership communications, and colleague engagement, supporting the Immunology, Infectious Disease/Vaccines, and Cardiovascular/Metabolics businesses for the world’s leading healthcare companies.

During his five years with Johnson & Johnson, he has served on its Global Communications and Public Affairs Leadership team, led issues and crisis management in Asia Pacific, and headed commercial communications for Janssen Pharmaceuticals in China. He first joined the industry at Pfizer where he led Communications for Emerging Markets Asia and Media Relations for Asia Pacific. He has won over a dozen major internal and external awards for his work in the industry, including recognition for best internal campaign in Asia Pacific across all industries three times in the last five years. He began his career as a US diplomat with the US State Department, serving in Tel Aviv, Hong Kong, Panama City, and Washington, DC.

He received his B.A. in International Affairs from Georgetown University and an Executive MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management.