Matthew McBride is the Director of IP Services at CAS, where he manages all aspects of the IP service team, which helps CAS clients develop effective strategies for delivering high-quality IP and scientific information. He became a member of the CAS IP Services team in 2010 after spending six years as a Senior Application Specialist, providing technical training for the STN and SciFinder solutions platforms to CAS customers. He holds a Master of Science degree in plant pathology from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology from Purdue University. In addition to his research experience at CAS, Matthew was an information consultant with Thomson Reuters and a biologist at Rohm and Haas. Matthew is a member of the Patent Information Users Group (PIUG) and the American Chemical Society (ACS).