How to Implement Data Solutions
to Improve your Pharmaceutical Processes
Panel discussion on how to implement data governance in the life sciences industry with case examples from BioMarin Pharmaceutical and Allergan
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Petter Moree, Global Industry Principal, OSIsoft
Craig Taylor, Associate Director, Scientific Platforms, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Conn McLean, PE, Director of Engineering, DST Controls
Bruce Watts, Sr. Engineering Project Manager, Automation & Instrumentation, Allergan
Petter has a MSc in technical chemistry with a specialization towards chemometrics and data science. After his MSc from Umeå University in Sweden, Petter joined Umetrics in 1999, where he worked for 17 years with customers in various markets including pharmaceutical, pulp & paper, automotive, semicon and chemical. He has with applications such as PAT, QbD, early fault detection, predictive analytics, MPC and CPV. Petter was Product Manager for Umetrics™ portfolio, including SIMCA, SIMCA-online and MODDE, and later became their global sales director.
Petter joined OSIsoft in October 2015 as the Industry Principal for Life Sciences, Food & Beverages and Specialty Chemicals, ensuring these markets obtain optimal value through their use of the PI System. He is based in southern Sweden and works globally with most of the leading pharmaceutical companies and strategic partners in the OSIsoft partner ecosphere
Craig is a proven leader with 25+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry having worked with Genentech a member of the Roche group and for the past four years at BioMarin. He is a recognized process monitoring software expert focused on project deployment, software selection, design and development. Craig has detailed computer system validation knowledge and has executed multiple system qualifications. Furthermore, he has a successful track record in managing projects and driving successful conclusions to established goals. He has an MBA and Chemical Engineering degree both from UC Davis
For over 15 years Conn has overseen and performed as a project engineer within the PI and Controls Engineering groups at DST. Most of this work (especially PI) was, and continues to be, in the Life Sciences. He still enjoys keeping his technical skills current by occasionally serving DST’s key customers directly.
He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from UC Davis.
Bruce has over 35 years of comprehensive experience in FDA-regulated manufacturing and pharmaceutical space. He has diverse, multifunctional expertise across manufacturing, quality and engineering as well as SCADA systems integration and data integrity. At Allergan, he is responsible for supporting the manufacturing of Drug Substance Operations (DSO) in accordance with all WWQA standards, Ministry of Health regulations, EU GMPs, ICH Q7 and emerging trends within industry. He supports automation projects and site-wide initiatives for DSO manufacturing processes, equipment, facility, utilities, and computer-controlled systems.
Bruce has a patent for Laser Fill-Level Indicator for Blank Syringes (U.S. Patent No. 4,699,186). He is an author of "Expanding CIP System Functionality to Meet FDA Requirements" published in Control Engineering and "Automating the Analytical Laboratory" published for American Laboratory.