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Matthew Paquette
Operational Excellence Manager, Microbial Solutions at Charles River, USA


Matthew received his Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his Master of Business Administration degree in Six Sigma / Quality Management from Southern New Hampshire University. Matthew has over 10 years of experience in Quality Control Microbiology, Regulatory Compliance, complex problem solving and Investigations, and Manufacturing Science. Matthew leads the Operational Excellence group based out of Charleston, SC focused on:

  • Enabling and strengthening strategies devoted to product quality and team collaboration.
  • Utilizing Six Sigma and DMAIC methodologies to drive to root cause of complex quality control and manufacturing problems.
  • Implementing LEAN methodologies that drive manufacturing efficiency and product robustness.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: Rapid Microbial Methods for Final Release of Cell Therapy Products