Aaron R. Goerke has over 14 years of industry experience in supporting pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the areas of process development, manufacturing and quality systems. In his various roles, he has been responsible for developmental projects ranging from discovery to Phase III and supporting internal and external Biologics and Vaccine manufacture. Aaron’s most recent role as Head of Downstream Global MSAT at Genentech a Member of the Roche Group, included responsibility for CMO technology transfers ensuing supply agility, maintaining Make-Assess-Release efforts ensuring supply to patients, and ownership of various network strategic initiatives. Efforts include serving as the Head of the Roche Process & Product monitoring program, establishing a Global Performance Analysis program spanning Large and Small Molecules and conceptualizing an IT solution in the age of “big data.” Aaron is currently Head of Global Engagement at Hoffmann-La Roche in Basel, Switzerland. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University and has published a large number of peer-reviewed journal articles and patents, had numerous external presentations and has been presented a number of academic and professional awards.