Stefanie Pluschkell has over 25 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. She provides executive leadership and career coaching as well as consulting services to corporations, academic institutions, non-profit scientific organizations, and individuals. She currently serves as a Senior Fellow of the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biotherapeutics (NIIMBL), a public-private partnership whose mission is to accelerate biopharmaceutical innovation, support the development of standards that enable more efficient and rapid manufacturing capabilities, and educate and train a world-leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing workforce.
In her most recent biopharmaceutical industry role, Stefanie was the Executive Director and Head of Business Strategy and Operations for Biotherapeutics Pharmaceutical Sciences at Pfizer Inc. In this role, she led the execution of strategic business plans via matrix leadership across pharmaceutical sciences, worldwide research & development, commercial business units, and manufacturing.
Stefanie holds Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, an executive MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, and an MS degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany. She is a Certified Professional Coach and a member of the International Coaching Federation.
Notable Client Achievements
Coached CEO of public biotech firm to raise the effectiveness of the firm's R&D organization.
Delivered individual and group coaching to people managers at an innovative biopharmaceutical company with sites across the US and Europe.
Coached VP of Global Value & Access at an international biopharma enterprise to hone leadership style and improve executive presence.
Provided career direction coaching to high-potential professionals in executive programs at MIT's Sloan School of Management