Ronald Brunelle is currently employed with Amgen, Inc., as Corporate Quality Director. In this role he is responsible for representing quality in the Facilities and Engineering space. In this capacity he has been working with the quality and engineering organizations to create a better, cheaper, and faster, qualification methodology at Amgen. Brunelle has been working in the validation space for more than twenty years. As a contractor and consultant for Paraxel International, he has worked with most major Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies. His validation experience ranges from simple manufacturing equipment to complex DCS systems as well as large computer software systems such as SAP. Brunelle has a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.