Ken Shitamoto

MS, Sr. Director IT, Gilead Sciences

Ken Shitamoto leads the IT Quality and Compliance group at Gilead Sciences, which includes Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, and Privacy. He is a member of the GAMP America’s Steering Committee, Co-Lead of the GAMP CSA SIG, and a member of the FDA-Industry CSA team. He is contributing author to GPG Data Integrity by Design (CSA Appendix), GPG Enabling Innovation, and GAMP5 v2.  He has over 30 years of industry experience in manufacturing, quality assurance, and IT; he has worked at start-ups and established manufacturers and also on the service provider side of the business.

He holds a BA Molecular Cell Biology and MS Computer Science and from UC Berkeley and San Jose State University, respectively. He is an avid supporter of the American Lung Association.