Ronald T. Piervincenzi, PhD United States Pharmacopeia

Ronald T. Piervincenzi, PhD, has served as Chief Executive Officer of the United States Pharmacopeia since February 2014. Dr. Piervincenzi provides strategic leadership to USP’s global staff of over 1,200 across 10 global sites. His transformative vision has launched key USP initiatives in bringing quality across the healthcare spectrum, upholding USP’s reputation as a quality leader since its founding in 1820. Dr. Piervincenzi brings more than 25 years of industry experience across the pharmaceutical sciences, research and business strategy. Before joining USP, Dr. Piervincenzi was Vice President of Development Sciences with Biogen and was a partner and leader in McKinsey & Company's global pharmaceutical and medical products practice for over 12 years. Dr. Piervincenzi earned his M.S. and PhD from Duke University in Biomedical Engineering, with research focused on protein engineering. He is the proud co-founder and chairman of the board for the Newark Mentoring Movement.