MasterControl's Murray and Knauer Featured Speakers at MD&M West

NEWS - MasterControl's Murray and Knauer Featured Speakers at MD&M West

MasterControl Inc., a leading provider of document and quality management software solutions, today announced that staff experts Walt Murray and Peter Knauer will be featured speakers at the MD&M West Conference, slated for February 11-13 in the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

Murray will speak on "Conducting the Validation Protocol, Collecting and Analyzing the Data" at 3:00 PM Wednesday, February 12. Knauer will present opening remarks at 10:10 AM Tuesday, February 11 and will address "PMA Submissions and Approvals: Not a Cookie Cutter Approach at 3:45 PM that same day.

Murray is a specialist in the quality and regulatory professions with more than 25 years’ experience to his credit, working with nationally-recognized companies. He is certified in quality systems auditing, problem solving, and process control using Six Sigma principles that support lean enterprise, including kaizen improvement and advanced planning principles. His extensive audit experience covers several industries and he's successfully brought several medical device companies to full registration under the ISO process model standard. Murray has also worked extensively in risk and supplier management and is frequently sought as a speaker at national quality meetings.

Knauer is a partner consultant with MasterControl's Quality and Compliance Advisory Services. He has more than 20 years of international experience in the biomedical industry, primarily focusing on supply chain management, risk management, CAPA, audits and compliance issues related to biopharmaceutical and medical device chemistry, manufacturing and controls (CMC) operations. He was most recently head of CMC operations for British Technology Group in the United Kingdom and he has held leadership positions for Protherics UK Limited and MacroMed. Knauer started his career at Genentech, where he held numerous positions in engineering and manufacturing management. He is currently chairman of the board for Intermountain Biomedical Association (IBA) and a member of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA). He holds a master's degree in biomechanical engineering from San Francisco State University and a bachelor's degree in materials science engineering from the University of Utah.

About MasterControl

MasterControl Inc. produces software solutions that enable companies doing business in regulatory environments to get their products to market faster, while reducing overall costs and increasing internal efficiency. MasterControl securely manages a company's critical information throughout the entire product lifecycle. MasterControl software is known for being easy to implement, easy to validate and easy to use. MasterControl solutions include clinical management, quality management, document management/document control, product lifecycle management, audit management, training management, bill of materials, supplier management, submissions document management, clinical trial management, and more. Supported by a comprehensive array of services based on industry best practices, MasterControl provides our customers with a complete information management solution across the entire enterprise. For more information about MasterControl, visit, or call: 800-825-9117 (U.S.); +44 (0) 1256 325 949 (Europe); 81 (3) 5422 6665 (Japan); or +82 (822) 890-7300 (Korea).