CHBE Seminar: Ben Shapiro Senior Manager Digital Product Development United States Pharmacopeia
Friday, December 1, 2023
Room 2108 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
How to get hired and develop your career - Advice from a hiring manager
Description: As chemical engineering students, you all have valuable technical and problem-solving skills which will get you hired, but applying for dozens of jobs and potentially missing out on your dream job can be a tiresome and painful experience. To quickly get interviews and land your preferred roles at top companies, it is critical to know how to rise above the noise and articulate your value to hiring managers and beyond. In this discussion, you will learn about essential skills that will help you land your next job and your next promotion.
Bio: Ben joined USP in 2020 and is responsible for digital product development aimed at transforming the way scientists receive and consume chemical reference information. Ben developed Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (qNMR) software for NMR analysis applications in pharmaceutical R&D, quality control, process chemistry, and analytical chemistry and is working to develop new categories of digital standards to help scientists ensure the quality of medicines they test. Ben also leads private sector business development for the Medicine Supply Map, a supply chain intelligence product that provides visibility of the generic pharmaceutical supply chain and drug shortage risks. Prior to joining USP, Ben was a Senior Product Manager at Mettler-Toledo Autochem responsible for particle characterization process analytical technology (PAT) where he developed and launched the EasyViewer and iC Vision product lines.
Ben is experienced in nurturing technologies, developing new products, and helping life science organizations navigate disruptive innovation.
Ben holds a master of science degree in materials science and engineering and a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Maryland in College Park. Ben is currently pursuing an MBA from The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.