Mike Byrd

With over 25 years in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and over 30 years of information systems experience, Mike brings a broad and diverse perspective to his role as Director of Computer System Validation (CSV) for ProPharma Group. Mike’s educational credentials include a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis in Technology Management. Mike has developed, implemented, administered, and validated a wide variety of computer based solutions supporting critical regulated and nonregulated business processes. Mike has held numerous individual contributor and management roles in his career, many of which have involved forming and managing cross functional project teams. Professionally, Mike is interested in the application of IT best practice to support compliance requirements, software quality assurance approaches and trends, and the application of new technologies in advancing efficient and effective controls for managing system quality and risk. As a senior member of the American Society for Quality, a certified quality auditor, and through participation in industry forums, Mike continues to exchange ideas with other professionals in advancing computer system compliance and quality.