BIOE Fireside Chat Series: Claudio Knizek (Boston Consulting Group)
The University of Maryland's Fischell Department of Bioengineering (BIOE) is excited to announce a free virtual Fireside Chat event series, hosted by members of the BIOE advisory board. Please note, this is the rescheduled kickoff event, postponed from Feb. 18th, due to the university's inclement weather closure.
During our first event, Careers for Engineers in Consulting, you'll gain unique perspectives from BIOE advisory board chair Mr. Claudio Knizek (Boston Consulting Group) as he sits down with fellow BIOE advisory board member Dr. Emily English (Baltimore Venture Partners).
Claudio Knizek joined The Boston Consulting Group in January 2006 and is a Managing Director and Partner in BCG's Washington D.C. office. Throughout his tenure at BCG, he has focused on a variety of operational and strategic issues affecting the Industrial and Consumer Goods sectors. The majority of Claudio's work at BCG has been focused on operational topics, particularly manufacturing and supply chain. Claudio currently co-leads BCG's Manufacturing & Supply Chain business globally. Prior to joining BCG, Claudio worked at A. T. Kearney for five years. Claudio has a B.S. and M.S. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Emily P. English, Ph.D., is a Venture Partner with Baltimore Venture Partners. Dr. English is a proven innovator with a passion for transitioning early-stage technologies to operational capabilities and commercial products. Prior to joining BVP, Dr. English was the CEO of Johns Hopkins University-spinout, Gemstone Biotherapeutics, and she spent eight years at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, where she was the Global Communications Program Manager and led a team of 35 scientists and engineers. She holds a Bachelor’s degree, Magna cum laude, in chemistry from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Outside of work, Dr. English enjoys spending time with her family, and she is an avid curler.
The BIOE Fireside Chat event series is designed to give BIOE students and members of the BIOE community a unique opportunity to meet with experts in industry, government, academe, and the nonprofit sector. Each of these events will take place via Zoom in a standard meeting setting to allow participants to ask questions. In addition, upon registration, you will have the opportunity to submit questions for advanced consideration.