James L. Vesper, PhD, MPH ValSource, Inc.

James Vesper designs and develops instructional courses and workshops for the pharmaceutical and biopharma industries. Beginning in March 2017, he became Director, ValSource Learning Solutions after establishing and being president of the firm, LearningPlus, Inc. At ValSource, he is leading a business unit that provides innovative learning solutions to pharma firms world-wide, leveraging the capabilities and expertise of ValSource consultants. He has had more than 35 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Vesper has written six books, including Root Cause Investigations for CAPA (2020) and multiple technical articles. His 5thEdition of GMP in Practice, written with Tim Sandle published in 2016 by PDA/DHI. He has received the PDA’s Agallico Award for Teaching Excellence and, in 2021, PDA’s Distinguished Author of the Year. He has also served as a consultant to World Health Organization’s (WHO) Vaccine Quality Network – Global Learning Opportunities and has been a mentor on six of the WHO’s unique learning program, Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Management on Wheels. He has trained health authority inspectors through WHO and PIC/S in US, Brazil, Taiwan, London, China, Greece, and Turkey.