Merrilee holds degrees in International Relations and Chemical Engineering from Bucknell University. Her career has spanned multiple industries, beginning with Xerox, before moving on to bring hollow fiber UF systems to the U.S. market at Ionics and Koch Membrane Systems. In 2006, Merrilee began her career at
MilliporeSigma as the Product Manager for the Millistak+® product line. Throughout her 12 years, she has managed multiple product lines including clarification, aseptic, virus filtration, and Single Use & Systems. Merrilee currently serves as the Head of the BioContinuum™ Platform, driving the strategy execution of Process Intensification Technologies, Software & Automation, and Analytics to meet the evolving needs of biologics manufacturing.