Sean Blake has more than 20 years of IT leadership experience in technology operations, project management, systems implementation, and application support, with extensive expertise in regulatory compliance including 21 CFR Part 11, Sarbanes-Oxley, FISMA, and FDA regulations.

Having led complex projects across various companies in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, Sean has proven his capabilities in executing critical IT strategies and guiding international, cross-functional, and multi-organizational teams. He is the former Director of Information Systems at BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, where he led the strategic planning, execution, and oversight of innovative policies and procedures for all Information Services department functions in support of short- and long-term business goals and in compliance with all applicable federal regulations.

Sean has a BS in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and he maintains three certificates: a Masters Certificate in Advanced Information Assurance and Security from Villanova University, and certificates in Risk and Information System Control ™ (CRISC) and Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA) from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).