Neal Schmidt, MS, PMP,
Senior Manager of Validation, Resilience
Neal has been in multiple validation roles in the past 20 plus years. In addition to roles in Validation Neal has served as a Project Manager on a scale up and launch preparation for an Autoinjector COPD medication. Neal has also served on a Cost of Goods Reduction team with a goal of driving company profits through process and supply chain improvements. Neal recently managed the validation team through the scale up of an Adenovirus Covid Vaccine which entailed 2 fill lines, inspection equipment and a packaging suite in a tight timeline. Neal has led his companies Global Validation Forum and is a Global Functional Lead in Equipment Qualification.
Neal is PMP certified and is an adjunct professor lecturing on Pharma Manufacturing from Development through Monitoring. Neal has a BS from Xavier University and a MS in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs from the Temple University School of Pharmacy.