This search had all the elements of a successful executive-level search. Travel to NY to form the search criteria & learn about Encore Vet's culture first-hand, NDA’s, In-Depth personality profiling and subsequent business.
Admittedly not the easiest search, and certainly a little out of my comfort zone, but a success nonetheless. Insilico Medicine are a pioneer of the AI Drug Discovery market, and being trusted as their partner to select Lab Director in their home country was a great honour.
This search was fun! I had the opportunity to speak with M&A leaders from all verticals within healthcare. Not only was this a frictionless search, but it was also a placement that has been successful years later and the beginning of a lasting relationship with a new client, WellHaven.
During my degree, I was lucky enough to have a Harvard and Oxbridge alumni professor as a mentor and supervisor. He had his own AI Medtech spinout which I was very thankful to learn all about. Since then, it has been a goal of mine to work with innovative startups like this.
Not so much of a project, but attending the 3-day Miller Heiman advanced sales course. It was a personal project of mine to develop on my sales skills and this was a pivotal moment.
Simple, networking. I prioritise speaking with thought leaders who are pushing the boundaries of their respective industries.
There is nothing more rewarding than seeing a project from start to finish.
NVIDIA, working under Jensen Huang. Jensen is the force behind the entire AI advancement and has led us to the ‘Iphone moment of AI’.
Learn what you can about computational science!
Being trusted by my clients to design a brief and write their job description is a testament to not only their trust in me but my knowledge of the industry and what they require.
Being entrepreneurial. The AIDD market is still in its infancy and executives looking to enter will be required to wear multiple hats.
We take time to get to know our clients and connections. Trust me, we need very little convincing to hop on a flight to meet you for dinner!
Generative AI… Not many emerging technologies have already found handfuls of lifechanging treatments.
Sir Richard Branson
Indonesia, Nusa Penida to be specific. A stunning remote island with very few visitors, welcoming locals, limited phone signal, no cars, Manta Rays and friendly sharks and beautiful hikes.