Strategic Advisory Board Member

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David Hurry, Executive Director of Computer Science

Division: Global IT Organization


David Hurry joined Merck in 2015 and is the Executive Director of Computer Science in the Global IT organization. His areas of focus include extending and advancing computer sciences for life sciences to include scalable data services, data protections, and applications that simplify the use, management and exploration of data.

Prior to joining Merck, Dave spent over 25 years at the US Department of Defense where he held various senior executive positions including the leadership of the Computer and Information Sciences Research Group at the National Security Agency. His organization focused on applied computer science architectures, data security, visualization, and analytics.

Dave has received several awards for his work including the Distinguished Presidential Rank Award in 2010, the Exceptional Civilian Service Award in 2008, and the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award in 2005. Dave received his Masters of Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

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