Harold Etling is a Research Scientist in the Global Process Validation Support group within Manufacturing Science and Technology, at Eli Lilly and company. Harold has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having held various positions in Quality and Manufacturing Sciences. Harold has developed and delivered leader led courses on process, cleaning, and packaging validation, which are taught at Lilly sites around the world. He provides support for more than 150 validation related customer requests per year, conducts external validation related surveillance, fosters efficiency through collaboration, provides input to and has written various internal quality standards. Harold has developed risk based tools related to validation and QbD applications. Harold holds a BA in Chemistry from Southern Illinois University.