Mr. Michael L. Rutherford

Executive Director, Computer Systems Quality & Data Integrity, Syneos Health

Michael Rutherford is Executive Director, Quality Assurance, Computer Systems Quality and Data Integrity at Syneos Health. In this role, he is responsible for computer systems quality and working with colleagues across the company to create and implement a Syneos Health data integrity program. Mike retired from Eli Lilly and Company in 2017 after a 29+ year career, where he held numerous technical, administrative, and operational leadership roles within the Laboratory, Quality, and Medicines Development Unit. Mike is recognized as a global technical expert in ER/ES, data integrity, computer systems validation and quality, as well as laboratory automation and laboratory informatics. Mike has been involved with ISPE and GAMPĀ® since 2003. He currently serves as Vice-Chairman on the ISPE International Board Executive Committee and as a Board member for the ISPE Foundation. He is a member and Past Chair of the GAMP CoP Global Steering Committee and a sponsor of numerous GAMP Special Interest Groups (SIGs), including those on Data Integrity and the Cloud. He has organized and chaired numerous ISPE and GAMP related conferences and was the 2019 ISPE Annual Meeting Chair. Mike received the 2014 ISPE Max Seales Yonker Member of the Year Award and the 2016 ISPE Joseph X. Phillips Professional Achievement Award. Mike has a BS degree in Chemistry from Delaware Valley University, and an MS degree in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Kentucky.