Steven Laurenz, Principal Consultant – BioPhia Consulting Inc., has over 25 years of technical leadership experience in product development, process development, technology transfer, and process optimization. He is skilled in taking new products from early laboratory stage to successful manufacturing launch. He is an expert in integrating Quality by Design and risk management into product development. He has proven experience in establishing a Quality System for a R&D Quality Assurance organization. Steven has headed product development departments at Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie Inc. and held leadership positions in numerous technical consortium. Steven Laurenz holds an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Michigan State University.