Darren Goodson

IT Director, API Management & Integration at AstraZeneca

An IT Leader, specialising in API Management, application and data integration across the full lifecycle including Strategy, Project Delivery, Architecture and Support capabilities. A proven record of devising beneficial solutions and influencing full life cycle projects. Key expertise includes: analysing complex business requirements & introducing integrated solutions to satisfy commercial objectives; strong client facing & stakeholder management skills with the ability to interface between senior management as well as technical and non-technical teams; assuring detailed integration projects; and driving design on large projects with budgets up to £40m.

Currently Leading a globally distributed team of 70 across 5 time zones, supporting over 18000 integrations across multiple business domains, integration technologies and business platforms.

As strong advocate for leveraging Managed APIs to accelerate and support digital ways of working, unlocking the power of platforms and data for increased adoption, collaboration and innovation!