PhDs in Corporate World

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Career Development Strategies E056 From PhD In Graph Theory To Google Brain Robotics

Dr. Krzysztof Choromański is a Research Scientist at Google Brain Robotics New York and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University.
Prior to joining Google, he completed his PhD at Columbia University working on structural graph theory (Ramsey-type results, in particular the Erdos-Hajnal Conjecture). His interests include structural & random graph theory, robotics & reinforcement learning, quasi Monte Carlo methods for machine learning, Riemannian optimization and more recently, attention-based architectures for sequential data with applications in robotics (memorization, lifelong learning), bioinformatics and vision.

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Career Development Strategies E040 From PhD in Physics to Machine Learning Engineer at Facebook. Facebook Jobs for PhDs

Dr. Aleksandra Drozd is a Machine Learning Engineer at Facebook. After her Master’s studies in Physics at the University of Warsaw, she joined International PhD Studies. During her studies, she was a visiting researcher at University of California Davis and University of California Riverside. After her PhD, she joined Theoretical Particle Physics & Cosmology group at King’s College London as a Postdoc. In 2015 she left Physics for Data Science. In the last 5 years, she worked on fraud detection, sports trading, energy trading, and retail analytics.

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Career Development Strategies E039 From PhD in Medieval Studies to Project Management for the Europe’s Largest Sustainable Bank

Dr. Christopher Humphrey holds a BA in English Studies and an MA in Culture and Social Change, both from the University of Southampton. He completed his PhD in Medieval Studies at the University of York in 1997, and held a post-doctoral fellowship there until 2000. Since leaving academia, Chris has worked as a project and program manager in the private sector, specializing in technology, transport, financial services and sustainability. Today, he works as a team leader and project manager for a leading European sustainable bank.
In 2012 Chris founded the website Jobs on Toast as a way to help Masters students and doctoral graduates access the abundant career opportunities available outside of higher education. The popularity of the site is shown by the fact that Jobs on Toast attracts over 40,000 unique visitors a year, as well as having thousands of followers on social media channels including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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Career Development Strategies E022 How to Successfully Build Your Impact as a PhD? Parag Mahanti on Networking Through LinkedIn

Dr. Parag Mahanti is a life science professional with experience in life sciences strategy consulting, biotech valuations, and pharmaceutical access/commercialization strategy. Parag received his Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology in 2013 from Cornell University where his research was focused on nuclear hormone receptors, steroid signaling, and metabolomics. He then transitioned to a career in management consulting at the IMS Health Consulting Group (now IQVIA) focusing on biotech/pharma strategy projects. Subsequently, Parag was part of an II ranked biotech equity research team at Barclays, where he focused on rare diseases (especially neuromuscular and ophthalmological diseases), gene therapy/editing/cell therapy platforms, and immunology/immuno-oncology companies. Since late 2018, Parag has been at Novartis, focused on strategic planning and operations around pricing and access, and is currently a Director of US Market Access Business Planning. Since 2013, Parag has also been a volunteer for the USA-India Chamber of Commerce in organizing the Annual BioPharma & Healthcare Summit at Cambridge, MA. Parag continues to be passionate about early stage startups within the healthcare industry and serves as a mentor for the Entrepreneurship Lab (ELABNYC) launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation to provide mentorship to biotech/health-tech start-ups. Outside of life sciences and biopharma strategy, Parag’s passions include music, both playing and listening, and understanding the evolution of scientific reasoning and leadership skills. Parag takes an active interest in career progression of PhD students to explore and pursue non-academic careers and has participated in multiple career panels at Cornell, Gordon Conferences, Cold Spring Harbor Labs, and NYC-INET. Parag has also created PhD Career Networking Group https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8476427), a fast growing LinkedIn Group to foster career development of PhDs and graduate students which currently has 4,000+ members. In this webinar, Parag told us his story and explained how he made his career decisions so far. He also told us about the origins of the PhD Career Networking Group on LinkedIn and the philosophy behind the group. How to network on LinkedIn? How to look for mentors? How to stay forever young? We touched all these subjects, and many more!