As corporate growth increasingly requires the seamless delivery of externally sourced products, having the right external partners and suppliers is critical. Frank Carroll brings over 25 years of hands-on experience and deep expertise in the identification, qualification, alignment, and performance of strategic partners. He works closely with Innovationedge clients to implement systems that ensure open innovation and supply chain goals and expectations are met.

Frank specializes in risk-based supplier and material qualification, supplier monitoring, RFP development/analysis, strategic sourcing, and resolution of supply issues as well as safety, traceability and transparency in the food supply web. He is a proven team builder and excellent presenter in leadership, operations, materials management, and QA.

He has been a consultant for many years and held positions with such firms as Zosano Pharma, MAP Pharmaceuticals, Genitope Corporation, Alpha Therapeutic Corp., Miles Laboratories and more. His background includes initiatives with a range of small start-up firms to large international organizations in Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Biotech, Food & Beverage, and other highly regulated industries.

He holds a Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA) from Indiana University at South Bend (IUSB) and a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc) degree from Ohio State University.