Tapan Sanghvi is currently Senior Director, Technical Operations at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. In this role, his department is responsible for the successful tech transfer, validation, and commercial manufacturing of drug product in an innovative, high-science, Quality-by-Design, virtual manufacturing environment. Prior to this role, he led a team of dedicated scientists focused on preformulation characterization, formulation design, process scale-up and technology transfer for solid dosage forms. Dr. Sanghvi is a leader in the development of drug delivery technologies with a special focus on spray dry dispersions, making significant advancements in this area as the pharmaceutical development leader of IncivekTM. Dr. Sanghvi is a strong advocate for Quality by Design and Continuous Manufacturing. He has a MBA and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, and more than 10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry.