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David Williams MS - President
Mr. Williams is the President of Blue Ocean. Prior to this, Dave was the sole proprietor of TS Consulting LLC, a company specializing in CMC consulting operations in the large and small molecule markets. TS Consulting was formed in 1992 to support part-time consultation to the newly expanding CMO market and start-up companies. Prior to running TS consulting as a full-time operation, he was Senior Vice President of Operations for Chlorogen, Inc., in St. Louis, MO. He joined Chlorogen in June of 2003 from CropTech Corporation in Blacksburg, Virginia, where he served as Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP of Operations. Mr. Williams also served with Monsanto Company as Vice President of Operations for the Integrated Protein Technologies (IPT) business unit; Cephalon, Inc., as Director of Operations; founding partner and VP of Operations for Bio Science Contract Production Corporation (which became Cambrex Bio Science); and North American Vaccine as Director of Manufacturing for pediatric vaccines. He has over 25 years of experience in cGMP large and small molecule manufacturing operations, process development /scale-up, facility design and construction, state and local incentive development programs, and R&D. He has also performed consultation work for the U. S. Department of State and the United Nations as UNSCOM Deputy Chief Inspector for the United Nations biological weapons inspection program in Iraq. He holds a M.S. degree in Industrial Microbiology/Biochemistry, and completed Ph.D. requirements, all but dissertation, in Microbiology/Biochemistry from the University of Oklahoma.