Michael Joseph Ostique

e: mystyx29@gmail.com | m: +65 9116 4977

Performance Profile I aim to lead, innovate and make a difference in every environment I am at. As a market researcher, I pioneered a number of research methodologies in Singapore, led several client accounts and maintained recognition for my projects and reports. As a product specialist, I co-developed a biomedical device from a prototype to a finished product. As a business specialist, I helped advance a startup to an investment round and a profitable business. I assisted in commercializing invention disclosures into ventures. Competencies and Accreditations License: Advanced Certificate in Market and Social Research, Double Merit, Market Research Society Market Research Society International, Affiliate Member Core Skills: Global Project Management, Client Management, Supplier Liaison, Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Secondary Research, Ideation Workshops, Insightment Market Analysis, Market Access, Competitive Analysis, Venture Development, Technology Transfers Product Development: Cleanroom Technology, Aseptic Processing, Clinical Trial SOPs, Quality Control Software, Languages and Applications: Java, HTML, CISCO (certified), Microsoft Suite, Statistical Techniques and Software (JMP), Databases Others: Financial Modelling (Excel), Bioinformatics Experience  Business acumen | Initiated market access, market research, industry trending and competitive analyses studies  Publications leadership | Initiated company newsletter highlighting biomedical industry trends, challenges and issues  Learning and networking | Represented company in biomedical conferences and events  Expert | Sole expert leading and executing shopper studies with eyetracking, mentors colleagues on all shopper-related studies  Innovation | Implemented an accurate system for analyzing data  Management and leadership| Handles key clients from different sectors; independently leads and executes research projects to completion  Excellence | TNS Awardee for Best Research Execution of a retail study; sole Retail and Virtual Methodologies with Eyetracking nominee; nominee for global TNS Precision Growth Awards recognizing the best research reports from all over the world; Research Training awardee for TNS Knowledge Box Asia Pacific  Teamwork | TNS Year 2012 Winner for Best Team Collaboration  Organization | Co-organized launch of company branding in 2010  Venture development | Part of team that developed startup; company scaled up via Series B investment, acquiring new talents and a pilot plant  Product and business specialization | Co-led and significantly contributed to development of proprietary biomedical device through extensive research and trials and assisted in pre-clinical trial product testing, aseptic processing and quality control; conducted market research and analysis case studies for potential expansion ventures and partnerships, one resulted in successful partnership  Operations | Initiated batch inventory maintenance, review of related literature, quality control, and documentation of fast expanding business (first to be done in company)

Business Analyst Since April 2013

Senior Client Service Executive Jul 2012 – Mar 2013 Client Service Executive Aug 2010 – July 2012

Product and Market Specialist (Full-time) Aug 2007 – July 2008

Others (Internships)

Intellectual Property and Commercialization Assistant (Internship) May 2009 – Aug 2009 In less than three months, transferred technologies from university researchers into viable business models Implemented effective technology assessment, market research, market analyses, and patent search functions on commercial viability of invention disclosures Initiated internal audits on industry agreements and patents through company and university databases (first to be done in the organization)

Market Research Intern Summer 2007 Executed fieldwork and reporting for a qualitative-quantitative U&A study on petrochemical industry and assisted in executing business proposals

Education

National University of Singapore, Jul 09
Bachelor of Science Major in Life Sciences concentration in Molecular and Cell Biology and Minor in Technopreneurship, with Merit

University of Pennsylvania, Aug 07 – Jul 08
Engineering Entrepreneurship, with Merit

Scholastic Achievements and Extra-curricular Activities
“Consistent academic scholar with involvements in key organizations focusing on personal development, entrepreneurship and leadership” Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore Scholarship, Aug 04 – Jul 09 NUS Overseas College in BioValley, USA, Jul 07 – Aug 08 Department of Science and Technology Philippines Scholarship, Jun 00 – Mar 04 South American Business Forum Participant, Aug 08, and Delegate, Aug 08 – Aug 12 NUSSU International Relations Committee Publications Head NUSSU International Relations Committee General Secretary NUS Chemical Sciences Club member Philadelphia Panorama Toastmasters Club member Fox Leadership Pennsylvania member Penn Philippine Association member Singapore-Philadelphia Innovators Network member NUS Overseas Colleges Network member AIESEC member NUS Pilipino Society member NUS Bridge Club member NUS Eusoff Hall and Kent Ridge Hall (various positions) – Rag Day, Flag Day, Dinner and Dance, Dance Productions, International Relations, Publications, Publicity, Marketing Filipino Dragons Singapore (Dragonboating)

References Available Upon Request

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