Joseph Iovino joined Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as Vice President, Quality Assurance & Compliance in April 2016. From 1996 to 2014, he headed the Quality Assurance team at SuperGen/Astex Pharmaceuticals as Executive Director, Quality Assurance & Compliance during which time he was responsible for quality, compliance and inspection management activities related to the development of Dacogen®(decitabine) leading to its approval for MDS. Prior to re-joining Astex, he spent 2 years at Medivation, Inc. as Senior Director, Global Quality Assurance & Compliance. He is a 30 year Quality professional possessing more than 20 years of Quality Assurance leadership experience and extensive global regulatory compliance knowledge in the pharmaceutical industry. Education includes a Bachelor Degree in Engineering from NYIT and an Advanced Post Graduate Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Touro College.