Bikash has over 30 years of experience in design and development of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and IVD products. He has successfully commercialized over a dozen products in his career. Bikash has held senior management positions in several firmsprior to joining Pharmatech. He is a certified Lead Assessor and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He is a member of the USP National Advisory Committee for API's and Excipients, LSIT Technical Advisory Board and The Stem Cell Partnering Advisory Board. Bikash currently provides recurring editorials to both Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Controlled Environments magazine as an industry thought leader and is a member of their editorial advisory board. He is a member of cPHl's Expert Industry Panel and a member of the RFID Alliance with expertise in the effect ive applica tion of se cu rity and RFID in the pharmace utica l su pply ch ain. He has designed and built biotech facilities globally and has established global supply chain frameworks for both large and small organizations. He holds a BS in Biochemistry from University of California San Diego and a BS in Chemical Engineering from University of California San Diego.