Keynote Speakers

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Key Note Speaker – June 13th 2019

Dr. Paul Cook is responsible for driving business development in IPM’s Life Sciences business and developing and implementing the business strategy to drive their growth. He is part of the business development team within IPM, and serves on their Quality Regulatory and Product Development Centers of Excellence.
With a passion for translating science into products and over 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical development, Dr. Cook is a Life Science expert, and has engaged with companies seeking to speed the delivery of products to patients.
He has a PhD from University of California, Berkeley and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He is a frequent speaker at conferences on the subject of project management.

Key Note Speaker – June 14th 2019

Tracy Schroeder is Vice President of Information Services and Technology in July 2009. In that capacity she has responsibility for networking and telecommunications, systems infrastructure, communication and collaboration services, enterprise information systems, teaching and learning technologies, research computing, information security, and client computing support. Tracy has worked to improve technology governance and strategic planning, while building IT service management and project management best practices across the organization. She has overseen significant expansion of the campus wireless network, classroom technology upgrades, and the implementation of new enterprise wide information systems for finance, HR, procurement, development and research administration. Tracy has a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a master’s degree from the University of San Francisco.