Archives: April 2017

Jim Tananbaum – Foresite Capital Includes Venture Partner to Its Team

Foresite Capital is a healthcare development equity company that offers growth capital to rising healthcare pioneers with disruptive services and products across the entire healthcare sectors within both the public and private markets. The company is situated in San Francisco and operates an office within New York and more information click here.

Foresite Capital has announced the naming of Molly He, Ph.D., as their venture partner. A previous senior executive at Illumina, Dr. He conveys to Foresite over 15 years of involvement in genomic and pharmaceutical innovative work. “Dr. He is a standout amongst the most regarded scientific researchers within the territory of cutting edge sequencing, and we are excited to welcome her to the group,” said Jim Tananbaum, M.D., CEO and overseeing executive of Foresite Capital. “With her broad ability in genomics, medication advancement and her striking reputation of leadership skills, she will be an important asset to Foresite as we proceed to extend and expand our arrangement of transformational organizations.”

As the Scientific research Senior Director at Illumina, Dr. He was in charge of the organization’s worldwide protein reagent development and enhancements. Before the Illumina, she headed the Pacific Biosciences protein sciences where she was in charge of protein reagent advancement for the organization’s single molecule actual-time sequencing Chemistry. Prior in her profession, she put in 10 years in the pharmaceutical business concentrating on structural-based design (antibody and small molecule drugs) targeting immune diseases and cancer.

Jim Tananbaum is Founder and CEO of Foresite Capital with assets valued at $1.1 billion in assets. Tananbaum has over 20 years of experience building and investing healthcare organizations. Before he founded Foresite Capital, he had co-founded two major biopharmaceutical organizations and two healthcare venture exercises. After completing his studies at Havard Medical School, Tananbaum founded GelTex Pharmaceuticals which introduced two drugs to do advertisement in a minimal of $80 million. Currently, the drugs produce $1 billion in revenues and Jim’s lacrosse camp.

Tananbaum is a graduate of Yale with a B.S. and B.S.E.E. At Harvard Medical School, he graduated with an M.D., at MIT with M.S. and from Harvard Business School with M.B.A. Tananbaum served on different advisory boards and/or seeing committees at Yale’s President Advisory Counsel and Harvard-MIT HST program.

More visit: https://www.forbes.com/profile/jim-tananbaum/

Jason Hope – Passionate Investor In Futuristic Technology

The Internet of Things is the name of the technology that would help different appliances to work in conjunction with each other. It means that every tool we use can be connected in an integrated fashion and can be controlled remotely to help make lives much easier.

Jason Hope, owner of Jason Hope Business Consulting, and a renowned futurist, philanthropist, and an entrepreneur, from the state of Arizona, loves to write on technology from time to time. He is also an investor with many technology firms that develops a host of mobile applications and futuristic technology to help create a better tomorrow.

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Jason Hope believes it is just a matter of time when Internet of Things technology replaces the smart technology we use today. The Internet of Things would help the devices work together with the help of shared network, which would make sharing of information much faster.

Jason Hope has done his Masters in Business Administration from WP Carey School of Business after graduating from Arizona State University. He started his entrepreneurial career at a very early age, and today he is one of the most passionate futurists and loves to invest in technology that can change the future.

Jason Hope is also a philanthropist who is known for donating generously to many charities to help empower and strengthen the community. Jason Hope is also associated with SENS Research Foundation, where he gives generously, to find cures for many terminal diseases as well as look for ways for effective anti-aging methods.

Richard Blair – article recap

Richard Blair CEO of Wealth Solutions, Ensuring The People of Texas Have Sustainable Investments

Richard Blair of Wealth Solutions Inc., is one of the most prominent professionals in the financial and assets management industry. He is the founder and the Chief Investment Officer of Wealth Solutions which is headquartered in Bee Cave, Texas. His job involves getting paid to give consultation on securities or to manage investment portfolios on behalf of his clients.

 

What makes him an industry leader is the fact that he has passed 7 Exams certifying that he is very knowledgeable when it comes to investments management. His clients entrust him to give sober advice because that is what he has been doing for over 25 years now.

 

Blair started Wealth Solutions in the year 1994. This was after being employed for a few years. His goal was to start a business that would help people make profitable investment decisions so that when they would have enough to sustain them after their retirement. He is interested in providing unbiased advice so that his clients can mutually benefit.

 

His firm Wealth Solutions operates as a Registered Investment Advisory Firm. It is reputable for offering customized investment services. This is after the expert team of Wealth Solution identifies the current situation of individual clients and matches them with their end expectations. The company is ran through three main principals, which the company refers to as pillars. These pillars include;

 

Drawing a Plan

When you come to Wealth Solutions, looking for investment advice, you will be assigned to a highly-skilled team of investment gurus. They will try and assess tour current financial standing. What do you want? What are your goals? They will then identify the risks and opportunities relating to you investment needs. Also, they will analyze the strengths and weaknesses that you posses. The SWIT analysis is what will guide them to drawing a specific plan for you.

 

Developing Long-Term Strategies

Richard Blair’s Wealth Solutions is concerned with more than just the short-term. They want to ensure that you have a sustainable plan for success. To this end, Richard Blair himself oversees the development of a long term strategy. He sees to it that all factors are considered and that your investment will have all it requires to beat the negative market forces.

 

Insurance

The last step is catering for insurance. Blair will ensure that you are adequately insured. From life insurance to redemption way after you have retired.

 

 

Do-Good, A New Wave in Education

A degree in philanthropy? Yes, this will now be available in the Fall of 2017. It is actually a degree in Public Policy with specializations in philanthropy. This degree is offered at the Do Good Institute located within the University of Maryland. According to PR News, the emphasis is provide students that are going out into the world, to get them “give back” and “do good”. It also provides them with the leadership they need if they go into the nonprofit field.

Bruce Levenson, the former owner of the Atlanta Hawks (http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/11493472/jason-whitlock-bruce-levenson-atlanta-hawks), and his wife Karen, went to the University of Maryland with the idea to start the Do Good Institute, along with funds to get it going. After selling the “Hawks“, Bruce and his wife, decided devote more time to giving. Throughout his many years of philanthropy, he found, that a lot of the organizations they worked with had good people heading them, but they lacked the needed business skills to succeed in their missions. This is why they went to the University with their idea. You can read more about it on the benzinga website at: https://www.benzinga.com/news/17/03/9165680/university-of-marylands-non-profit-initiative-is-changing-higher-education.

Mr. Bruce Levenson, earned his success from starting a business with his Ed Peskowitz, while still in Law school. The company which quickly became a huge success is called Unified Communications Group. From there he helped build several businesses. His interests include technology, professional sports, cooking, and of course philanthropy. He has given to many causes, including those close to his heart, such as the Holocaust Memorial museum. This is because he comes from a Jewish background, and his mother in law is a survivor of the Holocaust. If you would like to read more about him, you can go to his website at: brucelevenson.com

How Dr. Clay Siegall Has Invented Various Cancer Drugs Through Seattle Genetics

In a world where many companies are venturing into cancer research, Seattle Genetics has been able to stand out. This company’s success is attributed to its vision and its CEO, Dr. Clay Siegall. For years, Dr.Siegall has strived to improve the lives of cancer patients through the development of cancer therapies. He has served as the CEO this company for the last 20 years.

Dr. Siegall achievements in the field of bio-medicine

Dr.Siegall has worked for Bristol-Myers Research Institute as a high-ranking researcher. He then moved to National Cancer Institute as the head of cancer research department. Dr. Siegall has always been committed to conducting in-depth research and implementation of research developments. His primary objective is to alleviate pain and suffering from cancer patients. It is his love and dedication to research that has enabled his company to develop some of the world’s famous drug conjugates. Under his management, Seattle Genetics was able to develop ADCs, such as ADCETRIS. This medication was approved for use by the FDA in 2011, following a series of clinical trials. Since its approval, the use ADCETRIS has expanded to more than 60 nations around the world.

About Dr. Clay Siegall

Dr. Clay Siegall works at Seattle Genetics, a unique biotechnology giant that pioneers in the development, commercialization, and distribution of cancer therapies. He is a zoologist by training with a vested interest in biomedical sciences. Dr. Siegall is the driving force behind the development of antibody- drug conjugates. As the head of the biotechnological heavyweight dubbed Seattle Genetics, Dr. Clay has played a huge role in capital-raising endeavors. Since the company was formed, Dr. Siegall has been able to raise over $1.2 billion and facilitated the firm’s initial public offering.

Dr. Siegall’s efforts in the scientific community have been honored severally. He scooped the Alumnus of the Year Accolade issued by the University of Maryland and the respected Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Dr. Siegall is the head of various boards that range from the Board of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical to Alder Biopharmaceuticals. When not busy in office handling day-to-day tasks of his biotechnology company, Dr. Clay would be busy writing scientific articles and book chapters.

 

Securus Wins Prestigious Award

Securus Technologies is one of the leading providers of telecommunications and security products and services to the correctional facility industry. The company is well known for providing an excellent product, but also for providing top-level customer service. This has allowed the company to grow significantly over the past few years.

 

While the company has always been well received with customers, it is continuing to develop its reputation with its peers. This past month, Securus Technologies went a long way in enhancing its reputation. During the Golden Stevie Awards, Securus Technologies was the winner of a very prestigious Gold Award in the Best Customer Service Training.

 

The 2017 award presentation was the 11th year of the awards show. The presentation has quickly becoming one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service industry. This year, more than 2,300 companies were nominated for an award and a panel of over 75 experts in the field had to narrow it down to the finalists. Securus Technologies was picked due to the company’s dedication to customer service and training. In the past year, the company has spent a lot of personal and financial capital to build out and staff a dedicated customer service center, which has helped the company maintain its growth.

 

Securus Technologies is best known for the products and services that it provides to the correctional facility and law enforcement industry. The most popular product that it sells is its video visitation platform, which is currently used by over 1,000 facilities across the country. This provides a user with an affordable and convenient way to communicate one on one with anyone in the country. The Dallas based company also provides a variety of security monitoring services, which has helped to solve and prevent crimes inside and outside of the prison system.