Nicole is currently the lead for R&D Internal Communications for Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Her responsibilities include helping to facilitate and innovate employee communications during the global transformation of R&D at Takeda. Nicole formerly led Digital Communications at Shire, including oversight and strategy for Shire’s external and internal corporate channels. She joined TKT in 2004, which was of one of Shire’s first acquisitions in the rare disease space in 2005. She has held various roles of increasing responsibility in Commercial Operations, Marketing, Global Medical Affairs, and Communications. Nicole received a BS from Emory University in Biology and a Master’s of Science in Health Policy & Management from the Harvard School of Public Health.