FLORIAN ECKHARDT, PhD MBA
Florian has more than 20 years experience in the life sciences covering research, product development, business development and sales. He has worked for various medical devices companies such as Epigenomics AG, Brahms AG, ThermoFisher and most recently as CEO of DST GmbH, Germany. He was a visiting professor of IE Business School, Madrid, where he lectured in the Master in Biotechnology program and the Master of business administration. He gained investment experience working at one of the leading life science VC funds Inventages, in London as well as in his corporate function role at ThermoFisher.
Florian holds a Ph.D. & Master in Biology from the Universität Freiburg and an International Executive MBA from the IE Business School. His scientific research has been published in 18 peer reviewed journals including Nature Genetics.