Mr. Neuroscience Entrepreneur

About Me:

Howdy! So I’m a soon to be minted PhD in neuroscience from the Université de Montréal. While my PhD was largely successful, I have mild academia PTSD. I can’t think of a better cure than another 1-2 year degree. Kidding aside, I developed a prototype for what could be the world’s first blood based test for psychiatry. I now seek a business acumen.


Target School: Columbia

Considering: Cornell Johnson, Wharton

See More Profiles For: Columbia

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Bishop's University

Undergrad Major: Neuroscience

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 720

Age: 34,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: M.Sc + Ph.D

School Name: McGill University + University of Montreal

Extracurriculars: VP External Affairs - McGill University - Post-Graduate Student Society | Meditator (fan of month-long silent meditation retreats)

Work History:

Title: VP Finance & Co-Founder of Quebec Student Union

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Other

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Research Coordinator

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Turned into a PhD (don't know if you could call it a promotion or demotion haha)

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

I was heavily involved in student governance while at McGill and held a number of key positions including VP external and member of the Board of Director. I initiated a campaign that culminated in a 50% decrease in the price of public transit for students in the city. I was also a co-founder and VP finance of the Quebec Student Union.

Post MBA Goal:

I want to lead my start-up to an IPO. Because most start-up fails my plan B is to go in consulting to learn and network until I find a way back to impact or biotech entrepreneurship. In 20 years I wouldnlike to crate a VC firm in my home town.


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