Founding Director, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
Vice president, chief strategy and operating officer of the Texas Medical Center
Medical College of Wisconsin director of research commercialization
VP of Research and Special Initiatives, Google
This event is designed to inform the audience about the wide avenue of alternative career opportunities that exist in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Representatives from leading Biotech/Pharma companies will share their experiences, identify skill sets needed, and discuss their journey to their current positions. Participants will have four 15-minute cycles to discuss how their current skill sets may apply to various job functions, and how to establish a path to a new career.
A sampling of the career alternatives to be presented includes:
Research & Development, Pre-Clinical Development, Product Development in Diagnostics and Research Tools, Process Development & Manufacturing, Business Development, Project & Program Management, Data Management, Translational Medicine, Regulatory Affairs, Medical Science Liaison, Technical and Medical Writing, Human Resources for Scientists, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Competitive Intelligence, Clinical Operations, and Commercial Operations.