Norman Goldschmidt is Vice President and Principal at Genesis Engineers, a full service A&E / EPCM firm based in Philadelphia. He has nearly 25 years of experience in planning, design and construction in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Prior to joining Genesis, Norman served in numerous capacities during 20 years with Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). Starting as a Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager and culminating as Executive Director, Global Engineering for Strategy and Design. His industry experience spans the many types of facilities and processes necessary to bring a drug to market - from R&D through Manufacturing. Mr. Goldschmidt studied Engineering Management at the State University of New York and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Buffalo. He holds 4 patents for innovations in HVAC and Pharmaceutical Processing, is an International Standards Organization (ISO) delegate, Adjunct Professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Lead Author of the ISPE Good Practice Guide for HVAC as well as author, contributor and instructor for ISPE, ASHRAE, NSF and others.