Patrick Poisson holds the position of SVP, Manufacturing with United Therapeutics, a rapidly growing bio-pharmaceutical company based in Silver Spring, MD, where he is responsible for overseeing the company’s sterile manufacturing and biologics operations. Prior to joining United Therapeutics Mr. Poisson was employed by Cardinal Health and Genentech where he held various positions of escalating responsibility in sterile manufacturing and product development. In addition to his 23 years of professional experience, Mr. Poisson has been a frequent technical speaker at industry conferences, is the co-author of multiple aseptic processing research articles, is the named inventor in three international patents and is a member of ISPE Sterile Products Processing COP Council. Mr. Poisson holds a B.Sc. from Michigan State University.