David Margetts is external Senior Industry and Solutions Advisor for Werum IT Solutions in Asia and CEO at Factorytalk. Prior to his current role he was Managing Director of Werum IT Solutions’ hub for Asia, responsible for key markets in the Asia-Pacific region. His experience of over 20 years as an entrepreneur, business manager and principle consultant is to guide companies in the areas of IT solutions, engineering and GxP consulting services. He brings a breadth and deep practical knowledge of the pharma and biotech industry requirements and is an ISPE certified trainer for GAMP / computer validation. He has been deeply involved in 100’s of consulting and manufacturing IT projects across Asia, US and Europe for the top 30 leading multinational and local Asian pharma companies.