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TAP SD: Mentorship Program Career Panel

January 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What does it take to land that first job after graduating or to get through graduate school? Exploring new career opportunities?
What are the different strategies for success between careers in software engineering, data science, marketing, venture capital, finance, biotech, and entrepreneurship? Come and find out at the Industry Panel presented by the TAP-SD Mentorship Program!

Our panelists come from a diverse set of industries and have very unique career trajectories across disciplines. This is your chance to find out about different industries and ask specific questions to our panel of working professionals!

Our expert panelist:

Allison Wu, PhD – Data Scientist at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Tony Yen, PhD – System Integration Scientist at Illumina

Chad Lin, MS, MBA – Associate Regional Market Development Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific

ChunChe Peng, MS – Software Engineer at Intuit, former TAP-SD Vice President

This is an open event, so feel free to share with your friends even if they are not in our mentorship program! We welcome all current students and working professionals to come and network with us.

Question? Contact alison.huang@tap-sd.org

Speaker bios:
Allison Wu
With a PhD in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology from UCSD, Allison Wu has transitioned her passion for big data analytics from sequencing and imaging data to commercial data. As a data scientist specialized in pricing and digital marketing in Thermo Fisher Scientific, she uses her machine learning and statistics specialty to drive important strategic decisions that oftentimes involve millions of dollars of revenue at a global scale. With a background in biology, bioinformatics and machine learning, Allison is able to provide unique solutions to business problems with highly specialized biotech customers and products. Allison also holds a BS in Life Sciences from National Taiwan University.

Chad Lin
Chad Lin is an Associate Market Development Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. who partners with sales and product management team to create and execute online & offline marketing plans. With a mixture of experience at research institute, venture capital firm, start-up and global biotechnology companies, Chad understands customers need and knows how to build a compelling value proposition to drive successful marketing strategies and business. Chad holds a BS in Biology, an MS in Molecular Medicine from National Cheng Kung University and an MBA from the University of California, San Diego.

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January 31, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Solis Room 110
Solis Hall Room 110, UCSD
San Diego, 92161 United States
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