John Hannon

PE, CPIP, CBCP, Global Principal for Automation and IT, CAI

John Hannon is an Executive Consultant Leader for Automation and IT at Commissioning Agents.  With over 30 years in the pharmaceutical, IT, and process automation fields, he has been instrumental in starting up cutting-edge biotech facilities for companies such as Shire, Bayer, Amgen, Genentech, Pfizer, and Catalent.

He has managed multi-million dollar projects and project teams across the US and Europe, and is responsible for delivering hundreds of high-profile, mission-critical projects for biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device customers. Having developed an extensive team for IT and Automation in the life sciences industry, he has been responsible for the development of automation, MES, and other IT system projects within the international client base.

With a demonstrated knowledge of quality assurance and regulatory compliance, Mr. Hannon has led national and international seminars with ISPE, contributed to several publications such as Pharmaceutical Technology, and has led speaking venues related to risk-based approaches to smarter integrated system delivery compliant to the FDA, USDA, and EU regulatory agencies. He is an active and sought-after consultant for the development of creative and cutting-edge solutions to complex IT and automation problems.