Transitioning to the Business World: Why I Left the Bench

Christopher Tobias, the executive vice president and managing director of Dudnyk, tells the story of how he chose to leave academia after 10 years of basic science research. He explains how the strengths he gained from doctoral work equipped him with a number of skillsets that helped him build a successful business career.

In this informative talk, Tobias describes the path that led him to the decision to leave academia, outlines the challenges he faced, and lists some things he might have done differently during his transition to the world of business.

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