James Canterbury is a Principal in EY’s Risk Advisory practice and a leader within EY's global blockchain team. He helps his clients understand new technologies and how they might be applied to solve real-world problems. Specifically, for blockchain he focuses on solutions to capitalize on the benefits of distributed networks that are efficient, transparent, and trusted. He has 15 years of experience helping life sciences companies find innovative answers to the challenges created by operating in a highly regulated industry. Before blockchain, he primarily managed projects that span from interpreting FDA regulations to privacy & security to financial controls. James holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor. He currently sits on the board of the NJ chapter of ISPE, is the co-chair for the Global GAMP Steering Committee, and leads the GAMP blockchain special interest group.