Kalpesh Patel joined Hyde Engineering + Consulting in 2005 as an Engineer I. His expertise includes CIP, SIP, cleaning validation programs, commissioning qualification, and project management. He has extensive experience in biopharma and vaccine manufacturing start-ups, Qualification of Process Equipment and Utilities, cycle optimization, and troubleshooting for CIP and COP systems.
Kalpesh had a quick progression with his career at Hyde. He started supporting as a Project Manager, then Site Lead, Regional Manager, Director of U.S. Operation, V.P. of International Operations, and now recently appointed as Chief Operating Officer. Within this career, he has provided strong leadership in building partnerships with global clients. As a successful entrepreneur, Kalpesh has led multiple efforts to expand Hyde to serve new geographies internationally.
Before joining Hyde, Kalpesh worked with International Medication Systems Ltd. as a Validation Engineer, gaining extensive knowledge and experience related to various aspects of validation activities. Early on in his career, Kalpesh worked as a research assistant and developed a tissue fatigue tester (medical device) using Pro/E modeling software to evaluate the strength and lifecycle of bioprosthetic heart valve materials.
Kalpesh received a B.E. in Chemical Engineering from NIT Surat, India, and an M.S. in Chemical and Biomedical Engineering from Cleveland State University, OH.