Career Development


Absolutely! “If you have a good science education then the world is your oyster, and you can do almost anything.” – Tanja Beshear, physicist working in industry ‘Turning Science into Things People Need,’ is a project exploring scientists who chose a career in industry instead of the ‘traditional’ academic path. […]

Can a Scientist Find a Rewarding Career in Industry?


Peter S. Fiske is the CEO of PAX Water Technologies, Inc. in San Rafael, California. A native of Bethesda, Maryland, Peter has an A.B. from Princeton University, a Ph.D. in Geological and Environmental Sciences from Stanford University, and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. […]

Peter Fiske, CEO at PAX Water Technologies




This week I interviewed Peter Fiske, Chief Technology Officer at PAX Water Technologies, Inc. in San Rafael, CA. Peter has a Ph.D. in Geological and Environmental Sciences from Stanford University and has made a career working in industry. I first met Peter in 2006 when he was VP of Business […]

Peter Fiske, Author and Lecturer on Career Development for Scientists