Ron Bone is a consultant in the area of Pharmaceutical Traceability and is currently focusing on the implementation of the U.S. 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act. Ron retired from McKesson Corporation where he held the position of Senior Vice President, Distribution Support. His responsibilities included Regulatory Affairs and leading McKesson's product security initiatives through the use of electronic track and trace.
Ron spent 41 years with McKesson Corporation in various operations, sales and financial management positions. He was a member of the of the GS1 Process Oversight Committee, a member of the Leadership Teams of GS1 Global Healthcare and GS1 US Healthcare, and was a member of the Industry Relations Council for the Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA). In 2008, Bone testified before the U.S. House of Representatives, Energy and Commerce Committee as an industry expert on anti-counterfeiting. In 2007, he was the recipient of HDMA’s Nexus Award, which is the industry’s highest honor recognizing leadership, exemplary service and professional excellence.
Ron received his BS and MBA degrees from San Jose State University.
Andrew Boyle is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Boyle Transportation, a national motor carrier specializing in security-sensitive cargo. Prior to returning to the company in 2003, Andrew was an investment banker with J.P. Morgan Securities and Deutsche Bank. He earned an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and an AB from Bowdoin College.
Andrew is a member of the executive committee and board of directors of the American Trucking Associations; past chairman of the Massachusetts Motor Transportation Association; a director of the House of Hope; and a trustee of Eastern Bank Corporation. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and three children.
Special Agent Dan Burke started his federal law enforcement career with the IRS-Criminal Investigation Division in 1995. In 1997, he transferred to the U.S. Customs Service, where he primarily investigated online child pornography, drug and financial investigations. In 2002, he was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent for U.S. Customs, which is now known as ICE’s-Homeland Security Investigations, where he managed a Financial Investigations Task Force. In 2005, Dan joined FDA’s Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI).
During his career, Dan has completed a number of successful cybercrime investigations spanning the globe and is also part of OCI’s cadre of digital forensics specialists. In 2012, Dan was promoted to Manager of the Cybercrimes Investigation Unit (CcIU) and is also overseeing the development of OCI’s international expansion and liaison efforts. Dan has attained a variety of certifications in the field of digital and cyber-forensics, is listed on the United Nations Security Council Roster of Experts and holds a master's degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Colorado-Denver where he is currently a member of their adjunct faculty.
Chuck Forsaith joined Purdue Pharma L.P. in 2001, after 21 years of service as both a New Hampshire municipal and State Police officer – and also having formally directed security operations for a United States Military Installation.
His responsibilities with Purdue Pharma include managing all domestic and international supply chain security efforts, as well as regulatory compliance with all Federal and International supply chain security programs. He also acts as the Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition (PCSC), which consists of members from a wide variety of disciplines who monitor the security of pharmaceutical goods, in both transit and storage all over the world.
He has lectured domestically and internationally in the disciplines of Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and Site Security for such organizations as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Food and Drug Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration, the United States Department of Justice, United States Customs and the United States Department of Homeland Security.
Scott Hatakeyama proudly represents Kaiser Permanente. Contributing to their quest to deliver high-quality, affordable healthcare, Scott leads the DSCSA implementation team. With more than 15 years of healthcare and systems experience, Scott is charged with implementing a robust, standardized and cost-effective solution to keep Kaiser Permanente in compliance today through 2023 and beyond.
After serving 25 years as a Special Agent in the FBI, Michael “Bret” Hood became the director of 21st Century Learning & Consulting, LLC upon his retirement in 2016. During his tenure with the FBI, Bret led and served in three different divisions finishing his career by spending the last four years as an adjunct professor of leadership for the University of Virginia at the prestigious FBI National Academy.
In 2010, Bret was selected to be part of an elite team tasked to develop a new executive leadership program for the FBI. As such, Bret joined the FBI Academy staff in 2012 and created unique and interactive courses on the psychology behind leadership, executive leadership, ethics, decision-making and contemporary issues in leadership. In addition to these duties, Bret has led over 70 international delegations on behalf of the FBI teaching our foreign law enforcement partners about leadership, financial crimes, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption prevention and investigation. Bret has also worked with various private sector entities facilitating discussions about the psychology of the leader/follower relationship. Recently, Bret was chosen to be a guest speaker at Europe’s top-rated leadership seminar hosted by the IMD business school.
Since retiring, Bret has traveled around the world teaching leadership and financial crime to members of various public and private sector entities, which include among others, Coca-Cola, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department, Google, Kansas City Police Department, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Currently, Bret is scheduled to speak at the Ohio, New Jersey and Maryland Chiefs of Police conferences and is expected to speak at the European, Canadian and U.S. Global Fraud conferences.
Bret is the author of the critically acclaimed book, “Eat More Ice Cream: Succinct Leadership Lessons for Each Week of the Year.” Currently, Bret travels all over the world offering the FBI’s National Academy Leadership program to various public and private agencies giving people a chance to experience the National Academy in their home location.
Doug Long’s dedication and leadership in healthcare spans four decades. Doug has unparalleled experience and perspective on pharmaceutical distribution and the changing U.S. and global healthcare marketplace.
As Vice President of Industry Relations for IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) – the world’s largest pharmaceutical information company – Doug has been a leader with the company since 1989 in implementing health databases, developing new products and fostering relationships with distributors, manufacturers, retailers and industry associations.
Doug’s annual Industry Year in Review showcases his unique perspective on a range of vital pharmaceutical topics, including global market trends, industry forecasts, research and development, marketing practices, blockbuster drugs, patent expirations and generic trends and biotechnology.
Wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers and healthcare trade associations rely on him for guidance, direction and industry expertise. Doug is a highly sought-after industry speaker at healthcare association and trade meetings. He also serves as a permanent member of the Editorial Advisory Board of HealthCare Distributor magazine.
Doug is the recipient of several industry achievement awards –the IFPW (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers) Leadership award (2016), the Harold W. Pratt Award, bestowed by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (2012); the Nexus Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Healthcare Distribution Management Association (2004); and, IMS Health’s prestigious Summit Award (2003) and the Chinese Association of Pharmaceutical Commerce 2017 Award for his contributions to the Chinese Supply Chain.
Prior to IQVIA, Doug was at Nielsen Market Research for 16 years in sales and marketing capacities. A native of Illinois, Doug received a BA from DePauw University and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University.