Speak Your CEOs’ Language: How to Build the Business Case for Compliance Transformation

About The Speakers


Jan Paul Zonnenberg


Jan Paul Zonnenberg is a Management Consultant and Partner at PwC's Boston office where he specializes in operations strategy and digital transformation for highly regulated industries. He has over 30 years of experience advising chemical and consumer goods companies on how to proactively develop next generation operating models for product compliance that improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

David Maher

David Maher

Director | Strategy & Business Development
Veeva Systems

David Maher is responsible for Veeva’s digital product compliance strategy practice in Europe. In this role he partners with chemical and consumer goods companies to help them develop future ready digital operating models that transform product compliance into a competitive edge.

With a background in management consulting, David is an expert in growth strategy, change management, business case development, and operating model transformation. Prior to Veeva, he held strategy positions at Novozymes, Deloitte, and BDO. He has worked in Denmark, Canada, The United Kingdom, Tanzania, Kenya, and Thailand.

David holds a BA in Political Science and an iBBA in International Business from Memorial University of Newfoundland. He earned a MSc in International Business and Politics from Copenhagen Business School where his research focused on transnational organizing and regulatory lobbying in the European Union.


Carsten Stauffer

Digital Lead Crop Protection R&D Lab & Discovery
Bayer Crop Science

After studying Applied System Science in the University of Osnabrück and conducting a doctoral thesis in the field of GIS-based environmental exposure modelling (Title: Modelling and Evaluating the aquatic fate of detergents), Carsten started to work in Bayer R&D IT in 2001 as an R&D IT project manager for LIMS and ELN implementation projects for Bayer Pharma and Crop Science. Then, Carsten acted as program lead in integrating the Bayer Pharma and Schering R&D IT system landscape. In 2009,

Carsten switched to R&D IT for Crop Science as team lead and global process manager for all Software Development activities. In this phase, Carsten also led in-house projects for modernizing global Regulatory Affairs systems for managing all registrations and dossiers. Beginning 2014, Carsten switched to the Crop Science internal R&D IT organization as global IT strategy lead for R&D functions such as R&D Portfolio Management, Regulatory Affairs and Regulatory Science. In the last two years, Carsten co-developed the digital transformation strategy of the CS Regulatory Science organization, whose implementation started at the beginning of the year. Current role of Carsten is global digital strategy lead for Bayer Crop Protection's R&D Lab, Greenhouse & Discovery teams and sites.



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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