From PhD to CEO: Making An Exciting Leap Into Business with Michele Lacerenza

28 October 2021, 16:00 - 17:00 - Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna (UTC + 01:00)

Ever wondered what challenges you might face when not only transitioning to industry but also when setting up your own business? In this webinar series, young European entrepreneurs share their stories of how they moved from the lab to the executive office. Register for this one to hear from Michele Lacerenza from pioNIRS.

This series is a joint initiative of Optica, EPS and the EPS Young Minds Program. Its objective is to foster innovation & entrepreneurship amongst young physicists and providing insights into the European start-up culture.

Meet the speaker, Michele Lacerenza: 

Michele Lacerenza is co-founder and CTO of PIONIRS s.r.l., a spin-off company with the aim of making neurophotonics technologies accessible to the world. He received his MSc in physics engineering, nano-optics and photonics from Politecnico di Milano in 2018 and is now pursuing a PhD at the same institute. His backpack is filled with international experience, he worked in various countries around the world, including US, UK, Europe and South America. He is now committed to developing the next generation of cerebral optical oximeters.