2nd Annual Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Execution Systems Conference: Speaker Interview

Ivan Cirino
Staff Systems Engineer

Ivan will be one of the distinguished speakers at the 2nd Annual Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Execution Systems Conference.

Why is the 2nd Annual Manufacturing Execution Systems Conference important to manufacturing teams?
It is always important and helpful to compare how other teams or groups manage the MES process. You should always be in top of any or better validation strategy, upgrade executions or new applications so your team can always be on top of the latest implementation.

How has MES evolved in the last several years?
MES has proven that it can benefit and improve any process for any facility or manufacturing area, especially if the team takes advantage of electronic record combine with electronic approval.

What initiatives are on the horizon at your organization in 2017?
My organization is in the process of upgrading the application so the team can take advantage of new functionalities.

How do you see MES evolving over the next 5-10 years?
The more MES is being used in any manufacturing process, the more the team realizes additional capabilities that MES can help and facilitate.

Why is this conference important to you as an industry leader?
I need to understand and learn how can my MES team continue the improvement process and never get comfortable with the status quo.

If you had to describe MES in one word, what would it be?

What topics are you most excited about for the conference program this year?
I am looking forward to learn more about industries and compliance perspectives.

What are the “key takeaways” for your presentation/panel discussion?
Always find a way to make it better.

Are there any blogs, forums, industry associations that you follow in relation to MES?
The MES-Manufacturing Execution Systems group