David Margetts is the CEO of Factorytalk, and an advisor, consultant, and technical expert in the areas of compliance and information technology. David’s background and experience span a wide range of IT solutions for GxP applications, from shop floor systems to the corporate level in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and ATMP industries. Before moving to Asia in 2004 to help start Factorytalk, he worked in engineering and validation for Industrial Technology Systems Ltd., in engineering roles for AstraZeneca PLC ,and he is the former Managing Director of Asia for Werum/Koerber Pharma. David is active in ISPE as a certified trainer for computer validation and in Pharma 4.0™ and its Validation 4.0 group. He is both responsible to lead the company and manage critical client assignments for large Pharma MNCs and leading regional manufactures. He has been an ISPE member since 2004.