Julien Dedman

Julien Dedman
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Julien Dedman

Strategic Marketing, Communication and Public Affairs Leader, Asia Pacific


As Strategic Marketing, Communication and Public Affairs Leader for Johnson & Johnson Innovation JLABS, Asia Pacific, Julien is responsible for developing, leading, and executing a comprehensive, integrated Marketing, Communication and Public Affairs strategy for Johnson & Johnson Innovation -- JLABS in the region.  He will drive awareness of the organization’s value proposition through initiatives such as digital marketing, programing, and stakeholder relations and partner with the Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS Global Communication Leader to develop and lead an engagement strategy for the region, with the goal of building a world-class portfolio of resident companies that adds value to Johnson & Johnson.

During his almost nine years with Johnson & Johnson, Julien has served as a member of Global, Asia Pacific and China Leadership Teams, including J&J’s Extended Leadership Team for Global Communication and Public Affairs.  His prior roles with the Enterprise have included leading Communication for Innovation and R&D at Johnson & Johnson and Therapeutic Area communication for Immunology, Oncology, CVM, and Infectious Vaccines for Janssen in Asia Pacific and as Head of Communication for Xian Janssen in China based in Beijing.

Julien began his career as a US diplomat, where he served in State Department press offices in Panama, Israel and Hong Kong. He subsequently led Global Policy Communications for the Pacific Basin Economic Council and Marketing, Communications, Business Relations and Customer Service for the British Council in Greater China before joining the industry as Head of Communication for Pfizer’s Emerging Markets Business Unit in Asia Pacific.

Julien has an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management – Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a BA Cum Laude in International Relations from Georgetown University.