Dirk Rodgers is a Regulatory Strategist for Systech International, focusing on healthcare supply chains. Previously he worked as a Sr. Consultant for Cardinal Health, a large healthcare distributor, where he focused on addressing serialization and ePedigree regulations. For a time Dirk interrupted his employment at Cardinal Health to work as the Director of Industry Standards for SupplyScape Corporation, a supplier of supply chain collaboration software and services (now known as TraceLink). Dirk was the co-chair of the GS1 EPCglobal Drug Pedigree Messaging work group, the GS1 Healthcare Network Centric ePedigree work group and was a member of many other GS1 and GS1 U.S work groups. Dirk has worked on solving problems with warehouse and supply chain automation IT systems during a career of over 25 years and has focused specifically on the pharmaceutical supply chain for over 16 of those years. Dirk holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.