Dirk Rodgers is a Regulatory Strategist and writes regularly in an exploration of the intersection between the pharmaceutical supply chain, track and trace technology, standards and regulatory compliance. He has posted over 600 essays on these specific topics and is the author of the book “The Drug Supply Chain Security Explained” (Amazon). A logical thinker, Dirk is skilled at making complex technical topics understandable to non-technical readers and listeners. An Electrical and Computer Engineer by education, Dirk has worked as a consultant, software architect and automation engineer during a career spanning 30 years. Dirk has served on HDA, NCPDP, EPCglobal, GS1 and GS1 US technical and standards work groups.