Jon Malave

Founder, owner and CEO of QAcanna

As the founder, owner and CEO of QAcanna Jon brings 20+ years of practical experience within the pharmaceutical, medical device, combination products and dietary supplement industries. He brings strong proficiency in Analytical (laboratory), risk management, strategy development and implementation, executive management, quality assurance, quality systems, auditing, project leadership and management, compliance, validation, corrective & preventative actions, supply chain logistics, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), training, along with a strong working knowledge of controlled substance (Schedule II-V) activities.

With such diverse practical experiences and overall understanding of regulated industry requirements and needs, he has had the opportunity to successfully lead quality initiatives within small to multi-national organizations, as well as championing of global projects with high levels of complexity across multiple platforms and throughout many global regions.

His thorough comprehension of industry regulations and standards, along with an understanding of how to effectively apply those standards to various business models, has allowed him to successfully navigate and lead through various sectors of regulated industries. His current 2+ year participation on the ASTM International’s technical committee “D37 on Cannabis” has allowed him to participate in the construction of standards that will guide the cannabis industry on a global scale, while gaining valuable insight as to future regulatory expectations.

Expertise / Strong Working Knowledge: 21 CFR Parts 4,11, 111, 210, 211, 803, 820 US regulations; ISO 13485, 9001,14971,17025 standards, Medical Device Directives (MDD 93/42/EEC)

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