Mr. Eaker leads regulatory affairs for Prolacta Bioscience. He also serves as the general manager of the company’s research and business development organization focused on human milk oligosaccharides (HMO). He has over 20 years of experience in the bioscience and nutrition sectors. Mr. Eaker began
his career in the microbiology laboratory at Baxter Healthcare’s first recombinant Factor VIII manufacturing facility. He supported the start-up of the bulk manufacturing and fill/finish operations, implemented numerous test protocols, led failure investigations,
and rapidly became a supervisor of laboratory operations. Mr. Eaker also held a role serving as the subject matter expert in the areas of microbiology and aseptic processing for Baxter’s Bioscience Division. In this position, he was responsible for developing and deploying standardized quality systems across multiple biologic and medical device manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe. Mr. Eaker has also been responsible for quality in the plasma fractionation area and ultimately served as director of quality technical support for the Bioscience Division. Mr. Eaker received a Bachelor of Science in microbiology from the University of California–Davis.