Clifford S. Mintz, PhD., has an extensive background in biopharmaceutical drug development, biotechnology training and bioscience career development. Dr. Mintz has held a variety of positions including stints as a medical school professor, professional recruiter management consultant, medical/science writer and a serial entrepreneur as well.
Cliff is the founder of BioInsights a biopharmaceutical education and training organization, the co-founder & CEO of BioCrowd a socio-professional networking and career development portal for bioprofessionals and also the author of BioJobBlog. He teaches product development and regulatory affairs in several biotechnology training programs and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Georgetown Medical School. Dr. Mintz has been an invited speaker at numerous symposia and bioscience meetings focused on social media, career development and education and training. As the CEO of BioCrowd, Cliff is responsible for the overall vision of the company setting up goals for the organization as a whole.
Cliff received a B.S. in microbiology/animal science from Cornell University, a Ph.D. in Bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and performed his post-doctoral studies at Oregon Health Sciences University and the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University.
Cliff is a social media enthusiast, freelance writer, blogger, speaker at life sciences career fairs and professional meetings and a general all-around ‘good guy’ (that’s what people say about him).