The Introvert's Formula to Pivoting

From Biochemistry to Bioinformatics to Business Development.

Satoshi Ohtake, Senior Director of Pharmaceutical Research and Development at Pfizer, has navigated a tumultuous yet rewarding path in academia and industry. His journey unfolded through pivotal decisions in graduate school, a later shift from catalysis research to cryobiology, an unexpected dive into computational science and frequent ventures beyond his comfort zone.

As an introvert, he adeptly balances the pursuit of a robust network while staying true to himself. Encounters at conferences, strategic use of LinkedIn and invaluable mentorship were his compass as he ventured into the private sector. Join us for a revealing conversation with Satoshi, an introspective scientist and astute business leader. His career spans academia, start-ups and the corridors of Pfizer.