J.M. Cappia is Vice President Marketing & Product Management for Single Use Fluid Management Technologies at Sartorius Stedim Biotech based in Aubagne, France. With a Biotechnology Engineer graduation of the INSA of Toulouse and 20 years of experience, Mr. Cappia supports the biopharmaceutical industry on a world-wide basis, in particular in process design, validation, training and implementation of single-use filtration, purification and fluid management technologies. As member of the PDA and member of the ISPE, Mr. Cappia is the author and co-author of more than 50 scientific papers, book chapters, patents and conference papers on sterilization, filter and bag integrity testing and process validation. Since joining Sartorius Stedim Biotech in 2006, he is responsible for marketing, product management and business development for disposable emerging technologies that can be integrated with filtration and separations technologies into an executable single use solutions and manufacturing strategy.