Because life depends on us

8th BSMA Conference
Foster City, Oct 15-16, 2015


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Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors guide the direction of the organization, identify the overall Supply Chain Management education and program initiatives, and lead the development of our supply chain talent management and knowledge initiatives. These relationships also bolster our industry partnerships with APICS The Association for Operations Management, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, and the Institute of Supply Management.

Paul Anderson

Sr. Director, Operations Strategy, Life Sciences Solutions

ThermoFisher Scientific

Susanne Somerville

Vice President, Supply Chain, North America Region

Mark Buck

Global Supply Chain & Procurement Leader

Bio-Rad Laboratorie

Mary Kachinsky

Sr. Director of Strategic Sourcing

Cubist Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Richard L. Dawe

Director of the Operations & Supply Chain Management Program and the Center of Operations Management
Golden Gate University

Phil Kaminsky

Associate Professor, School of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
University of California, Berkeley 

Dave Malefant

Vice President

Global Supply Chain

Nancy Nix

Director, Executive MBA Program, Professor Texas Christian University Board Chair, Elect Council Supply Chain Management Professionals

Kevin Pegels

Vice President Global Supply Chain USA,
Bayer Healthcare - PS Biotech

Paul Seaback

Head of Global Supply Chain

Gilead Sciences

Mahender Singh, Ph.D.

Research Director, Center for Transportation and Logistics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Shankar Suryanarayanan

Director, Manufacturing Strategy

Baxter Healthcare Corporation 

Rob Tenerowicz

Vice President, Supply Chain

Management BioMarin

Rayne Waller

Vice President Global Supply Chain,




Because life depends on us