Megan Biernat is a technical analyst for Merck’s supply chain IT organization. She currently supports an enterprise-level initiative within Merck called Connected Channels. This initiative aims to streamline the supply chain and make it more secure with an ultimate goal of connecting Merck’s products directly to their patients. Blockchain-based solutions are a main focus within Connected Channels, and Megan is also a key member of Merck’s blockchain center of excellence. She also is a participant of industry-wide blockchain consortiums.
Steve is a brand marketing and product management expert with over 25 years of experience. He’s worked in a myriad of vertical industries with enabling technologies including anti-counterfeiting, supply chain and product lifecycle management. As a thought leader, Steve has written several white papers and is a frequent contributor of content to global industry publications across pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods industries. His specialty areas include supply chain security, traceability, blockchain and brand/consumer protection.