Norman Goldschmidt is Sr. Principal and President of Genesis Engineers. Genesis is a full service EPCMV firm, specializing in innovative, energy efficient designs for Life Science clients. Norman has almost 30 years of experience leading teams through concept, design and delivery of efficient facilities and processes.
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 of Global Engineering, leading the Strategy and Design teams. His industry experience spans the many issues, facilities and processes necessary to bring a product to market - from R&D through Manufacturing - for Pharmaceuticals, Biologics and Medical Devices.
Mr. Goldschmidt studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Buffalo and Engineering Management at the State University of New York. He holds 4 patents for innovations in HVAC and Pharmaceutical Processing, is an International Standards Organization (ISO) US TAG Delegate and US Expert Delegate to ISO 14644 Cleanroom Standards WG 13 and 4. Norman provides consulting and training support to Genesis’ many clients and to regulatory bodies around the world.
Norman was Lead Author of the ISPE Good Practice Guide: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and has authored chapters in the ISPE Guidance Documents for Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities, Oral Solid Dosage Forms, Sterile and Laboratory Facilities and Risk MaPP. He is dedicated to developing the next generation of pharmaceutical professionals, serving as an Adjunct Professor at NJIT, an instructor for ISPE training classes and a trainer for NSF, ISPE, ASHRAE and several Regulatory Agencies.