Carl Dourambeis, pronounced Do-rum-base, is the Quality Assurance Director of STARLIMS Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in chemistry from Concordia University and has over 19 years of experience in the drug discovery, contract research, and generic manufacturing, and software applications working as a bioanalytical research scientist, validation specialist, patent officer, and scientific affairs director for a private label drug manufacturer. Dourambeis’ experience includes Quality Assurance, software quality assurance, Quality Control, validation, research and development, and regulatory affairs. He currently holds the position of Quality Assurance Director at STARLIMS Corporation. Previous to working at STARLIMS Corp., he ran his own successful consulting business in QA, Regulatory Affairs, Sarbanes-Oxley, and computer systems validation. Dourambeis has lectured in the United States, Asia, and Canada on topics ranging from HPLC method development, laboratory automation, to validation principles. He has 26 publications to his credit.