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Careers In Business Development (Industry Careers For PhDs Podcast)

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Do you want to help companies pursue strategic opportunities and gain revenue?

Have you ever thought about applying your PhD transferable skills to a business development role?

In this episode of the Industry Careers for PhDs podcast, we interview Dr. Jason Mellad, who will share insights from his unique career path following his PhD. From starting as a consultant, he then went on to become a technology transfer associate, and VP of business development. He now sits as CEO of Cambridge Epigenetix.

In this podcast, you’ll learn:

  • What did he learn from his past roles as a consultant and technology transfer associate and why did he decide to move into business development
  • What are the day-to-day activities of a person in Business Development
  • What does the career trajectory look like and what are the promotional opportunities for this position
  • What transferable skills are necessary for this role and how can PhDs better position themselves for this transition

To get advanced access to the full length versions of these podcasts, as well as access to our live training webinars, exclusive training videos, case studies, industry insider documents, transition plan, and private online network, get on the waitlist for the Cheeky Scientist Association now.

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.

Isaiah is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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Salary Negotiation For PhDs

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