Mark O’Donnell is Vice President of Global Operations for Life Sciences Solutions at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he oversees and drives the global strategy for supply chain, planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics, distribution, quality, sustainability and environmental health and safety. With decades of experience managing multi-billion-dollar supply chains, Mr O’Donnell continually evolves operations processes and strategies to anticipate market needs, drive efficiencies through process excellence, ensure product quality and availability, engage employees through a culture of accountability, and drive environmental sustainability through stakeholder partnerships.  Prior to joining Thermo Fisher Scientific, he was Vice President of Service and Supply Chain at Applied Biosystems. Previously, he held a variety of senior positions at PerkinElmer, where he successfully introduced first and second generation sequencers into the market in record time with the highest quality standards to enable completion of the sequencing of the human genome project.  He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from the University of New Haven.