Dave Riege holds a B.S. in microbiology and has over 25 years experience in the medical diagnostics and pharmaceutical industries. Riege worked as a development scientist early in his career and then transitioned to clinical manufacturing and packaging operations. Riege joined Syntex Pharmaceuticals in Palo Alto, California in the mid-1980s where he was Director of Clinical Supply Manufacturing and Packaging Operations. Subsequently, he joined Pfizer in 1996, to lead the clincal supply chain planning function. Riege is presently an Associate Research Fellow in Supply Chain Management at Pfizer. Over the past 15 years, Riege has been involved in a number of systems development efforts including IVR/IWR applications and supply management and distribution systems.