Dr. Joseph Kofman holds a Director position with Allergan, Inc. leading the Pharmaceutical Sciences Informatics group. His experience in release and stability testing, method development and validation, implementation and validation of various computerised laboratory systems helps him play an active role in employing new informatics solutions. In his current position, he oversees a transition from collecting and record keeping of laboratory data to providing information for informed decision-making by implementing effective and efficient paperless electronic process management and compliance systems. He graduated from the St. Peterburg Pharmaceutical Academy with a major in Chemical Technology of antibiotics and later obtained his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the Moscow Institute of Food Technology. Dr. Joseph Kofman has published over 70 articles and occasionally presents at scientific meetings.