Kirk E. Wilson
21 Ave. Krieg                                                                                                424 West End Avenue, Apt. 2B
1208 Geneva                                                                                                  New York, NY, 10024
Switzerland                                                                                                    Phone&Fax (212) 579-3313
(41) 22.346.06.52                                                                                            kew12@co1umbia.edu
Education
1997-1999
 
 
 

1992-1994
 
 

1988-1992
 

1977-1988

Columbia Business School/Engineering School, New York, NY
MBA Operations, Marketing, Finance, September 1999.
MS Industrial Engineering, Engineering and Management Systems, May 1999.
Beta Gamma Sigma Academic Honor Society, Deanís List, Cluster Tech. Rep. 
Relevant Courses: Database Design, Supply Chain Mgmt, Human Factors, Strategic Mgmt
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
GAAN Fellowship recipient. Completed Chemical Engineering MS course work. Designed and built a computerized setup to support self directed research plan in nonlinear optical plastics. Purdue Ski Team member and faculty advisor.
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 BS Chemical Engineering, May 1992, GPA 3.4, Deanís List, Rugby team (social chairman)
student advisor, intramural soccer/football, ski instructor (winters-25 hours/week)
LíEcole Internationale de Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland
International Baccalaureate, May 1988 (Honors in Chemistry, Physics, and Athletics)
Swiss karate junior team champions, student council president, ski instructor, rugby team.
Experience
2/98-10/99 
 

Summer 1998
 
 

5/94-8/97
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Summer 1992

Summer 1990

Summers:
89,90,92,93

New Generation Plastic Inc., New York, NY & Geneva, Switzerland
Vice President of Technology Development:  Drafted business plan, playing  a leading role in forming strategic alliances, managing contract research programs in France and USA.
McKinsey & Company, Inc., Zurich, Switzerland
Summer Associate with tri-lingual assignments in the pharmaceutical and banking industries. Assignments included general market overviews and industry trends, designing new performance metrics, and assisting in the choice of business direction and strategy for specific clients. Received full time offer.
Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Norwich, NY
Responsibilities: Process Engineer resolving processing problems and improving current brands. Led initiatives in France, Germany, and the U.S. in their respective cultures and languages. Conducted licensing and acquisition due diligence. Provided technical perspectives on legal issues. Statistical Quality Control, Experimental Design (DOX), Statistical Analysis, Process Validation
Key Projects: Coordinated and delivered information critical to awarding Asacol® patent ($200M NPV, and recognized as the 2nd  most important event in P&GPís ten year history). Responsible for reducing single product inefficiencies by 80% through technical process improvements ($600k/yr savings). 
Personal Accomplishments: Published two peer reviewed technical journal publications, and one medical communication publication. 1996 P&GP Team Player Award recipient. Head of local high school and P&GP team participating in a national robotics competition, US FIRST.
AT&T Corporation, Geneva, Switzerland
Participated in organization of European Telecom Technologies Conference.
Union Carbide, Versoix, Switzerland
Worked in a French speaking environment to create and develop a database to facilitate organization and tracking of materials to meet Swiss regulations. Trained personnel to utilize program efficiently.
Nelsonís Pub, Geneva, Switzerland
A trilingual environment, developing cultural understanding and an extensive knowledge of beer!
Languages Fluent in English, German, & French. Possess both American and German (European Union) passports