About the Panelists
Rachel Berger is a dyslexia and literacy community leader and assistive tech specialist at Microsoft Education, In her role at Microsoft she trains educators and students on accessibility tools to help level the playing field, enable students to engage, connect students and grow in their independence. Empowering people of all abilities to achieve more using technology as a support. She is also the founder of Decoding Dyslexia Minnesota, a grass roots movement made up of parents, educators, and other individuals concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexic children in Minnesota's public schools.
Peter John Ramsey serves as Vice President and Head, R&D, Americas, for GSK Consumer Healthcare. In this role, he provides senior strategic and executional leadership for Research & Development (R&D) and the innovation portfolio for North and South America. He has over two decades of global consumer healthcare experience spanning multiple areas of leadership responsibility. His current responsibilities include leadership oversight of the scientific and technical functions across GSK R&D, Americas, inclusive of Product Design and Development, Rx-OTC Switch, Medical Affairs and Regulatory Affairs.
His professional experience includes executive leadership of Global R&D and a Global Marketing function for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. As past Richmond Site Head, he led the transformation of the R&D site into a world-class global consumer healthcare R&D hub for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, now GSK Consumer Healthcare.
Dr. Ramsey has worked directly with senior community, government, business leaders, as well as external partners, resulting in industrial - academic partnerships and fostering strong ties with the community. He is the current Chair of the GSK Consumer Healthcare U.S. Inclusion and Diversity Council and has provided leader sponsorship to Inclusion and Diversity teams and initiatives for over 20 years. Dr. Ramsey and his wife Belinda reside in Chesterfield County, Virginia.