“I solve interesting puzzles every day” – Career path of Anil Sharma

Name: Anil SharmaDid PhD at: University of Western Australia, AustraliaPosition at time of interviewing: Data Scientist, H&M, SwedenPosition at time of publishing on blog: Data Science Manager, Klarna, SwedenInterviewed and written by: Moa Stenudd, Feb-Mar 2020 Disclaimer: this interview was performed and written in February-March 2020, and since then Anil has been headhunted to another company. The following text… Read More “I solve interesting puzzles every day” – Career path of Anil Sharma

“What kind of company should we be and do we all agree on that?” – Interview with Tomás McKenna (part 2)

Blog Post + Podcast Episode – Part 2 Last week I published the first part of my conversation with Tomás McKenna recorded in December 2019. Tomás is a former post-doc colleague of mine who left our lab 1,5 years ago to create his own company – Mother – which is developing Virtual Reality (VR)-based approaches… Read More “What kind of company should we be and do we all agree on that?” – Interview with Tomás McKenna (part 2)

“I have the right and the opportunity to be a generalist” – Career path of Matti Nikkola

I meet Matti Nikkola in his office at Biomedicum, where he works as Head of Education at the department of Cell and Molecular Biology at Karolinska Institutet. Matti’s office is full of things that he enjoys, and things he’s proud of. A robot dog, beautiful glass statues, and a vast collection of newspaper articles. I comment that it’s tidy despite all the objects. “With my job, you have to stay organized”, he explains.… Read More “I have the right and the opportunity to be a generalist” – Career path of Matti Nikkola

Curiosity: Bridging the gap between academia and industry – Career path of Ia Khmaladze

Name: Ia KhmaladzeDid PhD at: Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, SwedenCurrent position: Principal Skin Health Scientist, Oriflame Cosmetics AB, SwedenInterviewed and written by: Resti Rudjito Ia Khmaladze, PhD is a principal scientist skin health at the Swedish-origin global beauty company Oriflame Cosmetics AB. Her curiosity in skin research has led her to… Read More Curiosity: Bridging the gap between academia and industry – Career path of Ia Khmaladze