Christopher Pastorello, BS ChE, MBA

Celgene Corporation
Associate Director, CAR-T Validation
Chris Pastorello has over 15 years' experience in the pharmaceutical & biopharmaceutical industry, specifically in qualification and validation. Recently, he provided validation oversight for the first phase of construction, commissioning, and qualification of Celgene's clinical & commercial CAR T manufacturing facility in Summit, NJ. In his current role, he is responsible for implementation of the Process Validation program for CAR T products manufactured at Celgene's clinical & commercial manufacturing facility, including Aseptic Process Validation, Process Performance Qualification, and Continued Process Verification. He joined Celgene in 2007 after working for Valicare as a contract Equipment Validation Engineer. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemical Engineering and an MBA with a concentration in Pharmaceutical Management, both from Rutgers University.