Biopharma smart factories: Achieving next-generation performance

Within the extreme complexity of biopharmaceutical manufacturing and quality, it might appear that there are many paths to produce next-generation performance. However, without first getting grounded in identifying the value of a solution to solve business problems, enormous amounts of time and money can be wasted with little impact. In this webinar, our speakers will share the four levers that make the Smart Factory a reality and how to master them using a digital maturity model.

You’ll learn about:
  • The four levers and how to leverage data to produce the right analytical outputs in each:
    • Human Performance - reducing errors
    • Process Performance – increasing yield
    • Asset Performance – maximizing uptime
    • Network Performance – optimization outcomes
  • How to calibrate your current state using a digital maturity model
  • How to create a foundation that supports unrestricted digital innovation
  • How to maximize the value of your scientific data and analytics for competitive advantage
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Chad Garrett

Chad Garrett

Chief Revenue Officer, TetraScience

Chad is responsible for all elements of TetraScience's go-to-market strategy including managing the global sales organization, customer success, and channels & alliances. His background is deeply data-centric with extensive experience in data integration, analytics, big data, as well as AI & ML. Recently he served as Chief Revenue Officer for Dataiku, where he helped the company scale into the enterprise. Prior to that, Chad worked as Senior Vice President of Sales Strategy and Global Field Operations at Hortonworks where he helped to architect and support the company’s explosive growth. Prior to joining Hortonworks, Chad spent nearly 10 years with TIBCO where he enjoyed roles with ever-increasing responsibility including regional sales management, Vice President of Sales, and ultimately General Manager and Senior Vice President of TIBCO’s Analytics business unit. Chad holds a B.S. in Decision Sciences from Georgia State University. Chad is a proud veteran of the US ARMY’s Aviation branch.

Laks Pernenkil

Laks Pernenkil

Principal, Life Sciences, Deloitte

Dr. Laks Pernenkil is a Principal in Deloitte’s Life Sciences Manufacturing practice based in Chicago. He has over 15 years of consulting and technical operations experience in the pharmaceutical, biologics, and medical device sectors. At Deloitte, his experience includes smart/digital manufacturing and plant floor operations, plant engineering, facilities management, material sourcing, distribution, performance improvement, operational excellence, and market entry operations strategy. He is the Global and US leader for Smart Factory, Digital Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 offering in Life Sciences.




Arsalan Arif is a news media entrepreneur who set out in 2015 to build his vision of an independent biotech news company at Endpoints News.