Salvador Garcia Muñoz is a senior engineering advisor for Eli Lilly and Company. He has actively contributed to the development and commercialization of new medicines influencing internal and external key players to incorporate elements from chemical engineering and mathematics into the necessary regulatory frameworks that govern the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Prior to his current job, he spent nine years working for Pfizer Global R&D as a member of the process modeling and engineering technology group where he contributed to the scale-up and transfer of drug product manufacturing processes using modeling, simulation and data analytics. In his pre-pharma years, he worked for Aspen Technology as a business support engineer, providing consulting and services for the modeling and simulation and the real-time data management business. He obtained his BS and MS from the Monterrey Tech (ITESM- Campus Monterrey, Mexico) and his Ph.D. from McMaster University (Canada). Dr. Garcia Muñoz holds a Visiting Professor position at Imperial College London, and an Adjunct Professor position at Carnegie Mellon University, both in the Chemical Engineering Departments.