BIOVIA Forum 2016 6 – 9 June 2016 | Noordwijk aan Zee | The Netherlands Four days of proven best practices, hands-on workshops and previews of the latest BIOVIA products. 3DEXPERIENCE®

Meet the Experts

Dr. Frédéric Barberis

Principal Field Applications Scientist

Frédéric is working now for 20 years in servicing drug discovery and fine chemistry processes with informatics and workflow solutions. During these 20 years (17 with BIOVIA) he was involved in consulting , product definition, development, implementation and now he focuses on pre-sales activities.

Speak to Frédéric if you want to know about ELNs, Insight, SAR, data mining, Inventory/Reagent/Sample management and Informatics

Dr. Thomas Blarre

Field Application Scientist

Thomas has a BSc and a MSc of Chemistry from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and a PhD in Therapeutic Chemistry from the Paris Descartes university. Thomas has been working for the last 5 years with customers in the pharmaceutical industry to understand their internal business workflows, and to advise them in rationalising their data management by leveraging BIOVIA's scientifically aware solutions.

Thomas's area of expertise includes ScienceCloud, Pipeline Pilot, Discovery Studio, QSAR and Biotherapeutics Workbenches, Notebook, Registration, Assay, Insight, Pipette Sketcher and Pipette Analysis.

Johan M. Carlsson PhD

Senior Field Application Scientist

  • PhD in Computational Physics
  • Contract research and presales team using modeling and simulation
  • Presales CCOG (Chemicals, Consumer Packaged Goods, Oil and Gas)
  • Fellow of the BIOVIA Science Council
  • Expertise: Materials Studio, Notebook

Wesley Flake

Senior Field Application Engineer

  • Master in Computer Science
  • Compliance and controlled document and quality process management
  • Document and quality process management
  • Expertise: Quality Process Management, EDMS, Controlled Document Management, Compliance, eCTD, IDMP

Jack Gibson

Field Application Engineer

  • Data Management, ELN, Laboratory Informatics.
  • Chemistry formulations and analytics in research and development
  • Expertise: Workbook, Request, Compose, Capture, Inventory Management, Environmental Monitoring

Bjoern Loeprecht ,PhD

Advisory Applications Scientist

  • PhD in theoretical chemistry
  • Research in the area of predicting environmental relevant chemical properties by utilizing and parameterizing quantum mechanical and statistical thermodynamic methods
  • Consultant on lab informatics, cheminformatics, molecular modeling, paperless lab
  • Expertise: Workbook, Notebook, LIMS, Foundation, Request, CISPro, or any other topic in lab- and chem-informatics

She Yen Lok

Advisory Field Application Scientist

Over 20 yrs experience in the pharmaceutical industry particularly in the space of QA/QC, working through the lab as a QC Analyst through to implementing global informatics solutions such as LIMS and LES to meet the challenges in the QC environment. With the 10 yrs at BIOVIA She Yen has primarily focused on LIMS,LES and EBR solutions.


John McCarthy


Leads a technical team of 40 scientist that connect industry trends with customer’s scientific and business challenges to identify tangible solutions to those challenges. His customers have been able to transform the way they bring new products to market by shining a light on dark data and removing barriers to research.

Expertise: Life Science Industry Experience, Consumer Products Perfect Product, Perfect lab, Chemical Industry Sustainable Product.

Andrew Mott, PhD

Advisory Field Applications Scientist

  • PhD in Organic Chemistry (chemistry of polyfluoroepoxides)
  • Research Chemist in medical imaging and drug discovery
  • BIOVIA Notebook architect
  • Expertise: Notebook and CISPro

David Nicolaides, PhD

Principal Field Applications Scientist

  • PhD in Theoretical Physics and BSc in Physics
  • Application scientist in polymer modeling, focusing on mesoscale modeling
  • Technical marketing of statistics-based products and materials informatics
  • Expertise: ELNs, Pipeline Pilot/BIOVIA Foundation, QSAR, Informatics

Adrian Stevens, PhD

Director Product Management, Predictive Sciences

  • PhD in Computational Chemistry
  • Application of computational chemistry
  • Published 20 papers and 3 drug and technology patents
  • Expertise: Discovery Studio, QSAR Workbench, Pipeline Pilot App Builder

Stephen Todd PhD

Senior Product Management for Materials Science

  • PhD in Computational Chemistry
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Expertise: Materials Studio, Pipeline Pilot

Stéphane Vellay, PharmD

Lead Field Application Scientist

Helps plant operations and engineers in pharma & biotech with:

  • Process design
  • Monitoring
  • Optimisation
  • Expertise: BIOVIA Discoverant, BIOVIA Pipeline Pilot

Cyril Walsh

Senior Solutions Consultant

  • Quality and Regulatory affairs
  • Implemented quality based processes of SOPs, CAPAs, Deviations, Change Control
  • Previously worked for Accenture
  • Expertise: DocCompliance, ProcessCompliance