“The people and opportunities at Sunovion have allowed me to continue to grow my abilities as a leader.”

Governance & Administration

Michael Young

Senior Business Systems Manager

Sunovion Career Milestones

  • Promoted to Business Systems Manager
  • Successfully implemented major Oracle E-Business Suite Upgrade
  • Promoted to Senior Business Systems Manager

Describe your role at Sunovion

I manage a portfolio of business software applications in the G&A function of the IT Applications Organization. This includes:

  • Primarily logistics
  • Financial operations
  • Reporting and middleware applications

Recently I have been given the opportunity to expand my role to include architecting software and technology solutions across the G&A, R&D and Commercial business areas.

Together with the business and partners, we design, implement and support technology and applications that allow the business to operate more efficiently as well as to have access to essential business data and analytical tools.

How do you think Sunovion is helping patients?

Sunovion improves patients’ lives every day by discovering, developing and marketing innovative medications and therapies that treat debilitating disorders and diseases.

The organization truly puts patients and the community first through programs such as:

  • Awareness Walks
  • The Sunovion Good Governance Fund to advance good public policy
  • Sunovion Answers
  • Hands On! Day

What do you like best about working at Sunovion?

I really enjoy working at an innovative company that puts the patient first and also values its employees and partners.

Describe your career at Sunovion

I started my career at Sunovion as a consultant in the IT organization. After six months, I was given the opportunity to become a full time employee. My first role was working in IT to develop and manage applications in the G&A business area. After working with many talented and driven people in IT and the business to perform several successful software implementations, upgrades and enhancements, I’ve been given more responsibility over time in the IT Applications group. I’ve been lucky enough to continue to work with great people in my six-plus years at Sunovion and they have contributed greatly to my career growth and made my job fun every day. The people and opportunities at Sunovion have allowed me to continue to grow my abilities as a leader.