Stephen Tyler is a Director of Quality Engineering in Operations Quality Systems at AbbVie, a research based biopharmaceutical company, in North Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a past international board member for ISPE. He received B.S.degrees in Applied Biology and Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a M.S. in Microbiology from the University of Georgia. Stephen joined the Quality Systems organization in 2008. The group provides strategic centralized technical support for data analysis, quality subject matter expertise, risk assessment and management and development of quality system improvements.