Workshop Leaders: Biographical Sketches

Joseph Tringali

Joe Tringali has been providing creative, cost effective recruiting solutions and services to the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical industries for more than two decades. He is a seasoned contract recruiter who has developed overall recruitment strategies for his clients and subsequently worked with internal hiring organizations to meet their staffing requirements.

Joe has provided onsite services to numerous Biotechnology clients, including: Biogen Idec, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Creative Biomolecules/Stryker, TKT/Shire and Genetics Institute /Wyeth/Pfizer. He brings to the client an ability to provide a clear recruitment strategy, identify/source passive and qualified candidates, manage both the candidate and the internal hiring process, coach line managers on marketplace dynamics and the recruiting process, and help the client best position itself and its recruiting message to successfully meet its staffing endpoints.

When he is not serving a client onsite, Joe operates a highly ethical and successful contingency recruiting firm that serves the Boston Biotechnology community.

In addition, Joe is an invited speaker at several annual scientific conferences and research institutes where he conducts career workshops for the attending scientific community. Conferences/institutes include: The Protein Society, Experimental Biology, American Association of Immunologists, The National Institute of Health (NIH), The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), The Bone and Mineral Society, The Endocrine Society, The Society for Sexual Reproduction, The Biomedical Engineering Society, and The American Society for Human Genetics.

Andrew Green

Andrew Green earned his PhD at UC Berkeley and has over 17 years of experience working with graduate students, PhDs, and postdocs as a career advisor. Before returning to Berkeley where he serves as Associate Director of the Career Center, he spent six years on the faculty of Connecticut College. His specialty is working with PhDs and postdocs in the sciences and engineering pursuing professional opportunities in the business, government, and nonprofit sectors as well as those seeking faculty jobs. 

He has given invited presentations at major scientific meetings and research universities across the country; and appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, NatureJobs, and The Atlantic Online.