Peter Boogaard is founder and CEO of Industrial Lab Automation (ILA) organizer of the annual Paperless Lab Academy congres. His company provides services to address harmonization, integration and consolidation of business processes in Life Science development and manufacturing. Peter, a Dutch citizen, studied analytical chemistry in Delft (The Netherlands), where he was introduced to computer software during his research on inductively coupled plasma (ICP) technology, now a de-facto standard in many analytical analysis methods.
Peter started his international professional career with Perkin-Elmer Corporation. Thanks to his first employer, who understood very early on, the importance of the end-user experience, he created many application programs to fulfill the client needs. Peter has been able to adopt and expand this behavior successfully in senior management functions, with great companies including Applied Biosystems, Oracle, Informix, Symyx, Life Technology and LabVantage.
Peter has considerable experience of working in pharmaceutical laboratory automation industry, new product and business development and manufacturing across the life sciences industry. He has over 20 years of experience in leading complex, multi-national programs. He has published several white papers and contributes in several international industry advisory boards
Known for his “think customer first” behavior and “can-do” mentality, Industrial Lab Automation is positioned to be a leader in this segment.
“One the most efficient, knowledgeable and proactive clients I have ever had”. - Director major event organization
“Peter's mature demeanor consistently supports positive team dynamics.” – COO major software manufacturer
“Peter is a professional, high motivational, customer focused individual. His ability to think first, and then act in a global environment with a “can-do” approach, has repeatedly been proven to be very successful.” – Director at major company
"Thanks for your amazing contributions to our conference last week – on stage and behind the scenes."- Sr. director of multinational organization
"Very qualified and competent trainer. Oustanding communication skils" - Sr. manager at ILA training course