#054: Dennis Fink Story

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In 2011, after his PhD in Marine Microbiology at the Max

Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen, Dennis Fink started a company on science communication (get back to episode #20 to hear more!). Six years later, he changed his path again to become a social media expert at one of the biggest biotech companies.

In this episode, he tells about the tasks of a social media campaign manager and the skills required for this job. He also shares his thought of why it is important for scientists to be active on social media.

“As a scientist, you should not be scared about the use of social media. Actually, contrary to this, you should use social media, you should use career networks, because it will make your life easier, especially, your professional one.”

Dr. Dennis Fink, Campaign manager and social media channel expert at QIAGEN GmbH, Germany

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