Life in the Lab: From Scientist to CEO

Rolf Schlake began his professional career as a chemist, but then learned to combine his scientific skills with business acumen. Now Schlake is the president and CEO of Applied Separations, Inc. The company, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, specializes in manufacturing supercritical fluids equipment and DNA forensic kits.

Check out this video for more of Schlake’s story, a deeper explanation of his company’s work and his advice to young chemists:

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