Karen Greene


Carlsbad, CA, USA




Medical Device

Job Title

Vice President of Sales and Technology


Life Packaging Technology LLC


Ms. Greene is a tenured package engineering professional with 21 years of experience in the medical device and pharmaceutical packaging industries. The first 7 years of her 28 year career were in the food packaging industry where she held professional positions with Nabisco Brands and Thomas J. Lipton Company.
Her medical device and pharmaceutical packaging experience has included leadership positions with DDL, Inc., Edwards Lifesciences, Ohmeda Medical, IMED Corporation(now Cardinal Health), and Allergan. She has led teams of individuals responsible for medical device and pharmaceutical package development, validation and production implementation and solved many tough problems related to sterile barrier package integrity, package design, test method development and quality related issues. Ms. Greene has worked extensively with off-shore manufacturing operations, facilitating packaging operations transfers and the establishment of packaging lines. She has also led teams responsible for documentation, configuration management and label development and control.
Ms. Greene is currently the Vice President of Sales and Technology for Life Packaging Technology LLC, a packaging engineering services and products firm, focused on the lifesciences industries. She is the Co- President of the southern California Chapter of the Institute of Packaging Professionals, a certified packaging professional (CPP) and is a committee chairperson of the IoPP Medical Device Task Force Group. Ms. Greene is a member of the ASTM F02, Flexible Barrier Packaging committee. She is a graduate of Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA and holds a professional certificate in engineering management from the Univ. of California, San Diego.

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