Pat Sullivan has been in/around the Control Systems Integration field for the last 23 years. Throughout his career, a primary focus has been on process automation system design, programming and application consulting for pharmaceutical, biotech and other industries. He has held positions in Engineering, Project Management, Technical Operations Management, Technical Trainer, and Application Consultant. He has extensive experience in PLC/SCADA and Batch Process Control for Manufacturing, GAMP Project Lifecycle Methodology, 21 CFR Part 11, and development/execution of Validation protocols. Project experiences in manufacturing areas include Aseptic and Sterile Filling, Solid Oral Dose (Granulation, Blending, Tableting, and Coating), Packaging and BMS/Utility systems. In addition, he has provided strategic consulting in subject areas such as platform standardization, Data Historians, MES integration and regulatory reporting systems. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and actively participates in ISPE, ISA and industry events.