T.C. Soli, is a Ph.D. Microbiologist and President of Soli Pharma Solutions, Inc. (www.solipharmasol.com), and is a consultant serving consumer products and FDA-regulated industries with training and contamination troubleshooting expertise covering water systems, sterile and non-sterile products and processes, and microbiological laboratory operations. Prior to full time consulting starting in 2004, he had 25 years of pharmaceutical operating company experience. He has lectured extensively at conferences and webinars, authored numerous papers and written several book chapters related to water system microbiology and biofilm control for USP, PDA and ISPE publications. He is currently serving in his third five-year term on USP Expert Committees responsible for Pharmaceutical Waters during which he completely rewrote USP Chapter <1231> which many consider to be USP's "pharmaceutical water bible".