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Career Impulse Session (15 Feb 2019) with Magdalena Wienken (Accenture): “Guiding Pharma R&D Through its Biggest Disruption at the Interface of Business and Technology”


We are happy to invite you to our next Career Impulse Session titled “Guiding Pharma R&D Through its Biggest Disruption at the Interface of Business and Technology” with Dr. Magdalena Wienken from Accenture.

Magdalena Wienken studied molecular medicine at the University Medical Center Göttingen and did her PhD in the Institute of Molecular Oncology (supervised by Prof. Matthias Dobbelstein). She got hooked by a similar career impulse session on consulting and aimed for a consulting career for two reasons: 1) Obtain a broader understanding of the lifescience industry, its current business challenges and future trends, 2) Receive a steep learning curve, working for senior executives in different Pharma companies within in short project cycles and at the intersection of business and technology.

Date: Friday, 15 February 2019
Time: 14-16h
Location: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232 (ground floor) 

For organizational reasons please write a short email to if you plan to attend.

Information about the speaker: Magdalena is with Accenture for 2 years now and got recently promoted from Consultant to a Manager position. She delivers her own projects for the top Pharma companies and works as key expert for Pharma R&D with a focus on data and analytics powered strategies. Accenture Strategy is part of Accenture, a global consulting company with more than 400,000 employees worldwide. Accenture Strategy unites dedicated industry and technology capabilities to help clients envision and execute innovation and digitalization strategies that support enterprise wide transformation. Within the DACH region, Accenture is supporting the top 20 pharma companies, driving their digitalization journey to overcome the innovation gap and design more efficient and personalized therapies and services.

About the sessions:

Our Career Impulse Sessions offer a platform for interactive and informal exchange about career-related topics for PhD students and Postdocs in the Life and Natural Sciences. By inviting PhD holders with different career paths, we would like to illustrate the broad range of potential careers for PhD students and Postdocs and give inspiration for career choices. The sessions also offer a platform to exchange experiences among each other.

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