Session – Benefits of modular automation in biopharma processes Tomaz is the owner and technical director of automation company TRAC, founded in 1992. He is bringing over 28 years of professional experience in providing automation solutions for the most renowned pharma companies. His work experiences include conceptual, basic and detail designs and project management of very complex technological processes in pharma, chemical and other industries. Tomaz is not only an expert in his field, but also extremely successful leader who inspires his employees with his affection and passion for work. Tomaz graduated from University of Ljubljana with BSEE in 1989, followed by Computer Science post graduate studies in the USA. He is a long time member of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering and the International Society of Automation.