Dr. Fokta has over 15 years’ experience in research and development, manufacturing, quality control and quality assurance in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. He has served as Director of Quality Assurance and Manufacturing Departments in the pharmaceutical industry where he was responsible for the establishment of quality systems, and the establishment, qualification and validation of novel analytic solutions for complex biomolecules.
In addition, he has lead software development teams to provide successful custom database solutions for integration of multiple pipeline products, analysis tools, quality tracking and reporting, as well as customizations supporting quality functions and clinical trials. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated expertise in trouble-shooting and process improvement establishing novel and compliant solutions for difficult problems in the industry.
Frank has a doctorate in Molecular Biology where his focus was on the developmental regulation of gene expression, genomics, and proteomics. He began his career in the medical device industry as a manager in manufacturing and later in quality assurance where he developed processes involving the integration and implementation, and qualification of automated robotic systems.