​​  Charles Lankford
Founder and CEO, PharmaSys 

Charles Lankford is co-founder of PharmaSys, Inc.  In his current role as CEO, Mr. Lankford provides strategic direction for the company and acts as a senior consultant for serialization, validation and compliance projects. Charles also serves as senior cGMP, GCP, GLP and CSV compliance auditor.

Mr. Lankford is a frequent lecturer at professional societies and universities; and is a contributing author of Clean-In-Place for Biopharmaceutical Processes and Computerized Systems Used in Nonclinical Safety Assessment, Current Concepts in Validation and Compliance.  He is recognized as an authority in the fields of validation of cloud based systems, serialization, and cGMP requirements.

Before forming PharmaSys, he served as Senior Director of Information Technology for Insite Clinical Trials. Previous assignments with Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Johnson & Johnson, Burroughs Wellcome and Glaxo Wellcome have contributed to over 30 years of experience in the engineering and compliance fields.

Charles holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and has continued his educational experience through professional development programs at Duke University, ASQ and PDA.


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