Jon-Paul Sherlock, PhD, is a senior leader in pharmaceutical innovation, leading development of new digital health solutions for emerging and established respiratory medicines. He is a chemical engineer and joined AstraZeneca after completing his PhD. He has held a number of technical and project leadership positions and has worked in all areas and clinical phases of Pharmaceutical Development. Dr Sherlock is passionate about innovation, establishing collaborations between industry and academia and working with small companies to commercialise disruptive ideas and technologies. He serves on the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s Strategic Advisory Team for Manufacturing the Future and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Manchester, UK.