Paul L. Smock is currently the Senior Director, Technical Quality at MedImmune, LLC (Astra-Zeneca Biologics). In this role he provides science and risk based quality leadership and direction for biologics operations across the enterprise. Previously at MedImmune, he was Senior Director, Quality Assurance for the Frederick Manufacture Center (2011 FOYA Winner) for the start-up, licensure and transition to multi-product clinical/commercial operations phases of this facility. Paul has over 36 years experience in the biotechnology industry spanning biopharmaceuticals, vaccines, validation consulting, and in-vitro diagnostic businesses. He has held management positions in QA/QC, Validation, Process Development, and Production at Wyeth Biotech, Serono Laboratories, Triad Technologies, and the DuPont Company. Paul is an almost 20 year member of ISPE, Past President of the Boston Area Chapter and is currently serving as a member of the Biotechnology COP Steering Committee. He is also active with the BioPhorum Operations Group (BPOG). He holds a BS degree in Chemistry/Mathematics from the University of Michigan, and a Masters Degree in Clinical Chemistry from the University of Dayton.