NEW EPISODE – Tech Talks in the Silicon Forest

by | General, Tech Talks

Featured Guest – Mark Farley, VP of IT at Thermo Fisher Scientific

In this episode, John interviews Mark Farley, Vice President of Information Technology at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Thermo Fisher Scientific is a world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $35 billion and over 90,000 employees. Their Mission is to enable its customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer.  They support their customers in accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies, and increasing productivity in their laboratories.

Mark’s career in technology spans from early-career developing community outreach building the Internet, IT, and engineering applications with high-performance computer systems to technology consulting. Today, Mark leads the Information Technology systems and teams that enable the application of science to solve problems and help make the world a better place. 

In this episode, John and Mark talk about the intersection of Information Technology and the world of Science.  They also talk about careers in information technology in the Science Field and about how you can advance your Information Technology career in the world of Science. 

You should listen to this episode if you’re curious about:

  • How can you have a career in both science AND tech?
  • How did science & tech at Thermo Fisher Scientific impact the characterization of the COVID-19 virus?
  • How did the remote workforce contribute to the scientific & procedural successes during the pandemic? 
  • What other tech trends are emerging in the industry?   
  • How can you advance your tech career?

Thank you to Mark and the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific for sharing your insights about the tech and science industry. For more insights, check out the full interview on Tech Talks in the Silicon Forest with host John Boone, President, and Founder of ProFocus Technology. ProFocus is an award-winning technology staffing and consulting firm in Portland, Oregon.  

If you or someone you know might be interested in joining the podcast and sharing their story please email [email protected]

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