Joseph “Joey” Ross Wilson III ’17 Receives the Roaring10 Award

Joey Wilson of Munich, Germany, is a professional consultantJoey Wilson receives the Roaring10 Award to global health and life sciences industries.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering from Clemson in 2017, Joey completed a master’s degree in global affairs in 2018 as a Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. In 2020, he earned a master’s degree in medical science (oncology) from St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, where he was a Cambridge International Scholar.

He currently is a senior expert and project manager in life sciences for Porsche Consulting, mainly advising large pharmaceutical and medtech companies on operational and commercial strategies. He previously worked in the same field for the international firm EY-Parthenon.

His volunteer service includes leading the Munich hub of the Global Shapers Community, a World Economic Forum youth initiative. The hub has helped refugees improve their skills and find jobs, educated the community on mental health and climate change, and supported Ukraine by raising donations and sending medical aid.

As a bioengineering research assistant to Clemson professor Delphine Dean, Joey developed a medical device for the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer, which received a United States patent in 2022. He also established the It’s On Us campaign in 2014 and was 2016-2017 undergraduate student body president.

For Clemson today, Joey is a speaker and subject matter specialist for German classes, mentoring students and helping faculty members plan student study abroad experiences in Germany. He stays engaged with the bioengineering department, and as an Honors College alumnus, he helps current students prepare for interviews for major scholarships and fellowships.