.Speaker Group: Future Labs Automation and Technology Europe 2023 Speakers

Katharine Dolan Ph.D.

A professional life Science consultant with a wealth of experience in commercial and business development roles within the industry. A trained Molecular Geneticist with vast business and commercial experience in technical services within the Life Science and Pharmaceutical industries. My career journey highlights my adaptiveness at driving growth and expansion across various sectors of the… Read more »

Burkhard Schaefer

Burkhard Schaefer Splashlake

Burkhard Schaefer has been an active member of the laboratory informatics community for over 25 years. He started his career working on instrument control and data standards at Los Alamos National Laboratory and later the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He co-founded BSSN Software, now part of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Today, he serves… Read more »

Donna Francis

Donna Francis | BioPhorum

Donna is a change management consultant specialising in digital and cultural transformation. With over 13 years of experience, she has contributed to numerous technology transformations across diverse industries, including pharmaceuticals, regulatory bodies, retail, and insurance. Donna has played a key role in facilitating organizational culture shifts and technology advancements, engaging in significant projects at Tesco,… Read more »

Brian Crane

Brian Crane Thales

Joined Thales in July 22 responsible for all UK&I sales of High Speed Encryption. Prior to that I was at BT for 37 years in various roles the last one being Global Account Director for a large Pharma Chemical company. I have more of a Networking background which is ideally suited to the data in… Read more »

Álvaro Minguez

Born and raised in Madrid, Spain. I studied Computer Science in the university and joined Roche as a trainee in 2016. After moving from different positions such as IT Engineer, Service Coordinator, etc, I got my current position as Product Manager in the S&R space in 2022. My team works side by side with the… Read more »

David Johnson

David Johnson has worked in the data space for over a decade, delivering projects and consulting on data architecture strategy, business intelligence, and enterprise data applications. As Director of Strategic Architecture in EMEA, he oversees a team working to deliver proof-of-concept and proof-of-value efforts to help customers realize value and derive insights from Data. Prior… Read more »

Daniel Juchli

Daniel Juchli SiLA

Daniel Juchli is Chief Technical Officer (CTO) at SiLA Consortium, double qualification, as a chemist and IT professional with over 20 years of professional experience. Daniel speaks the language of both scientists and IT professionals and thus translates between project team members. His life science knowledge enables him to bridge the gap between user needs… Read more »

Patricia Wildberger

Patricia Wildberger is a biotechnologist by training and has been working in various positions in the pharmaceutical industry for ~10 years. In her current role at Takeda as Head of Pharmaceutical Sciences Digital Transformation, she is leading the data and digital transformation journey of the organization and the Europe-based digital lab team to conceptualize, develop… Read more »