Sam is a Partner in the Healthcare Practice at PwC and is based out of the San Jose, CA office. He has over 20 years (10 y in industry, 10 y consulting) of experience delivering value-driven solutions in the areas of Quality Systems, regulatory compliance, supply chain, and IT across the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device industries. Prior to joining PwC, Sam worked as part of a start-up software company focused on helping life science companies improve their overall development efforts. He focused on helping companies better track their development efforts to assist with regulatory filings, the company was eventually sold to Oracle. Since he joined PRTM, Sam has been involved with a number of projects ranging from Quality Systems planning and remediation efforts across the medical device industry. This included working for a major medical device company to help it develop a product development program tailored towards cutting costs and increasing overall efficiency. Most recently, Sam helped a medical device company address a number of compliance issues and successfully prepare for an FDA inspection.