Adriano Vissa | Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships | 416-946-5004

Adriano Vissa

Adriano works with the Engineering partnerships team to identify and build high-value partnerships between the private sector and innovative research groups in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering.

As the newest member of the team, Adriano recently completed his PhD in biomedical engineering and biochemistry at the University of Toronto. He also served two years as co-president of Life Sciences Career Development Society, a graduate student-run initiative to bridge the gap between industry and academia. Prior to his scientific journey, Adriano held roles in two digital marketing firms, specializing in project management, marketing strategy and communications. His first non-academic role was an internship in the Italian Chamber of Commerce where he provided research and support for direct investment and distribution deals in the EU.

In addition to his PhD, Adriano also holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and an Honours Bachelor of Science from Concordia University.