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Daniel Fischer

Program Director

ilo photoDaniel Fischer is a Senior Industrial Liaison Officer at the Office of Corporate Relations at MIT. Fischer comes to OCR with many years of international experience in strategic management, marketing, new ventures, and business development.

Recently Fischer was the Founder, President, and CEO of Intellimedix which he founded to develop and implement a platform for personalized medicine. Most recently, he founded and has led Parent Powered Innovation, a non-profit organization that works with pharma and Biotechnology companies, academic institutions, patient advocacy groups, and funding sources to support parents to drive the sciences to develop cures for rare genetic diseases.

Daniel has been a management consultant with several top-tier consultancies including A.T. Kearney, Arthur D. Little, Zyman Group (with ex-Coca Cola CMO, Sergio Zyman) and Slalom. Daniel has also a proven track record as an entrepreneur. In 2000 he founded and managed Comerxia, a company that provided US online retailers with a platform for international cross-border ecommerce. The company’s largest single shareholder is UPS. Comerxia was featured in TIME magazine as the leading solution for international cross-border ecommerce. He also founded Customer Centric Strategy, a company that provided data analytics and strategic marketing services to Fortune 500 companies.

Fischer earned his BSEE at Tel-Aviv University & Simon Bolivar University (joint program), his M.B.A. at I.E.S.A. in Caracas, and he attended the Executive Education Finance Program at The Wharton School. He is fluent in Spanish and English.


Education

Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion (I.E.S.A.), Caracas, Venezuela
M.B.A.

Tel-Aviv University & Simon Bolivar University (joint program), Caracas, Venezuela
B.S.E.E. degree in Genetics

Contact

Phone: 617-258-6718
fischer@ilp.mit.edu
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Assistant:Julie Handorff
Phone: 617-253-6990
juliehan@mit.edu
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