Global Digital Quality Transformation Director
Ahmed Maklad, with both an engineering & business background in education, has extensive experience across Quality, Supplier Development and Logistics. Originally from Egypt, he moved to Dubai and completed several roles for North Africa & Middle East before moving to Rotterdam, the Netherlands to lead Unilever's Quality Transformation agenda. He is now leading the way for moving the Quality function into a digital future.
Technical Product Management Leader
Amazon Web Services
Raj Copparapu is a Technical Product Management leader at Amazon Web Services. As an Amazon Textract product manager, he defines the roadmap to satisfy customer requirements and launches products to solve customer problems. Raj received his MBA from the Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and spent his early career working as an engineer and a data warehousing architect. In his spare time, Raj enjoys yoga, movies, and spending time with his family.
Director, Strategy, QualityOne
As director of strategy for QualityOne, Sophia is the team’s resident quality subject matter expert and is responsible for developing thought leadership content, industry influence strategies, and sales and marketing collateral to drive brand awareness and product adoption. Sophia brings to the team over 10 years of direct quality experience in regulated industries.
She began her career with the FDA working in CBER’s vaccine lot release program and later moved to the FDA’s office of regulatory affairs as a regulatory microbiologist. Additionally, Sophia has managed CAPA, complaints, audit, and deviation programs in the medical device industry.
Sophia has a master of science in bioscience in regulatory affairs from Johns Hopkins University and is an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor.
IT Product & Corporate Quality Manager
Philip Morris International (PMI)
Massimo Loss, Manager IT Product & Corporate Quality in Philip Morris International (PMI). Massimo has been working in PMI since 1995 covering different growing roles within the Information Technology function while implementing and evolving technology solutions in different areas of the business, including being head of the Swiss and Italian IT organizations. As of 2016 Massimo leads global projects in the R&D domain where he manages the digitalization of the Corporate Quality Management System. Moving to an IT Business Engagement role, Massimo became key IT partner for the R&D functions till he took over the current role, overseeing the partnership between the IT and Product & Corporate Quality functions while being in charge of the strategic evolution of the related solutions’ portfolio.
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