Eric Felz is an Associate Director in Validation for Takeda. Prior to Shire, Eric worked for Genzyme and Abbott Labs and has 22 years of experience in the BioPharma industry primarily focusing on Commissioning and Qualification. Eric has been an ISPE member since 2001. Eric has been part of the Commissioning and Qualification Community of Practice as well as a member of the Education Committee. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2015 as the liaison to the membership and social committees. Eric has served as the Treasurer, Vice President and is the current President of the Boston Chapter. Eric has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University as well as an MBA from Babson College. He enjoys hiking, photography, hockey, cooking and spending time with his wife and 3 children.