Colin White, PhD.
CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER AT PARCELL LABORATORIES
PRINCIPAL AT WHITE CONSULTING, LLC.
GRADUATE TRAINING AT UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING AT BRIGHAM AND WOMEN’S HOSPITAL, BOSTON, MA.
INSTRUCTOR AT BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS.
Colin is the Chief Scientific Officer at Parcell Laboratories. Their work introduces cutting edge stem cell technologies to regenerative medicine, like those in Bone, in Cartilage, or even in the rejuvenative properties of skin.
He’s the co-founder and principal at White Consulting, LLC. He takes his clients through a step by step process and coaches them on how to actually make those moves.
LINK TO PARCELL LABORATORIES
LINK TO WHITE CONSULTING, LLC
LINK TO PUBLICATIONS
Thanks to Dr. Colin White for joining us today to talk about his journey to lead a team of dedicated scientists to running a young biotech and what it takes to transition from academia to industry.
Today's show we ask Colin some of the following questions that has helped him to lead such an amazing scientific career transition:
What are the key differences & similarities between academia & industry?
Who were your inspirational leaders in your career?
What strategy do you use to find an industry position?
How do you recruit the best team for a small company?
What critical skill(s) in your academic training has helped you to transition?
What kind of skillsets do industry hiring managers look for?
SOME OF WHAT WE LEARN IN THIS EPISODE:
More than 76% of industry positions are NOT advertised.
Complimentary personalities serve as a great team dynamic.
Networking is key to finding and hiring for industry jobs.
Global perspective is key to knowing how your skills can fit into a company’s portfolio.
Academics don’t give themselves enough credit.
Recognize breadth of skillset is more important in industry.
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Till the next time, happy sciencing.
- Damien Wilpitz