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Aaron Foster

Lecturer, Applied Analytics; VP Business Analytics & Insights, Pfizer Inc.

Business analytics is the science of driving better business decisions and having a competitive advantage to how you use statistics, artificial intelligence, and data to make them. Aaron Foster is the Vice President of Business Analytics & Insights at Pfizer. His global organization is comprised of business analysts and data scientists dedicated to advancing the medicine pipeline and the commercial business in countries around the world.

Aaron’s focus is using real-world data, survey techniques and artificial intelligence to understand unmet medical needs and guide Pfizer’s medicine development. He also drives marketing and sales strategies for approved medicines through communications to patients, physicians, and other healthcare stakeholders. 

Earlier in his career, Aaron was a statistician at KPMG LLP and a Biostatistician at Bristol Myers Squibb. He holds a Doctor of Science in Biostatistics from Harvard University and a BS in Mathematics from Morehouse College.



  • D.Sc., Harvard University
  • B.S., Morehouse University