From Science to Business: Communicating Your Value to Industry
Meet with Dr. Bruce T. Seet, PhD, MBA,
Bruce Seet earned a B.Sc (Honours Human Physiology) and a Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology) from Western University (London, Canada), followed by a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mt. Sinai Hospital (Toronto).
After a decade of research in academia, Dr. Seet joined GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in 2006 where he held a variety of roles supporting a range of therapy areas such as vaccines, oncology and other specialty care products over 8 years. While at GSK, he completed his MBA at the Rotman School of Management (Toronto) where he was awarded a full scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. He joined Sanofi Pasteur in 2014 where he resides presently as a Director of Medical Affairs.
Among his volunteer activities, Bruce serves as a mentor and coach to young scientists and is the President and founder of the Science to Business Network, a grass-roots organization that promotes the professional development of young scientists as well as innovation in Canada by connecting industry and academia. He also serves on the Research Management Committee as well the HQP Development Committee for BioCanRx, a Network Centres of Excellence (NCE) that accelerates the clinical development of promising cancer immunotherapies in Canada.