Spotlight on - Stephane Argivier

stephane IS chief licensing officer AT MIP DIAGNOSTICS


What gets you out of bed in the morning?

Passion for what I do.

How would you describe your day job to a child?

Turning inventions into real life improvements

What is your biggest achievement to date – personal or professional?

Took an idea that resolved a customer problem from concept, to reality, to a market leading position and winning a Queen’s Award for Innovation in the process.

What three words would you use to describe your role?

Making things happen!

If you could switch jobs with someone, who would it be?

Charles Dowding (No Dig inventor) on my day off!

What is on your wish list for your next five years here?

To help the business grow and for the MIP technology to become widely adopted and make a positive impact in areas such as Bioprocessing for Therapeutics, Food and Beverage; Security, Oil & Gas and Fundamental Research.

What do you like most about your job?

Learning from customers and colleagues on daily basis.

Given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?

Jacques Cousteau when he was exploring the oceans.

What’s your favourite line from a film?

Pulp Fiction: “I'm Winston Wolfe. I solve problems.” “Toluca Lake. It's thirty minutes away. I'll be there in ten.”

What is your guilty pleasure?

Grow your own!