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Eric Lefkofsky is the co-founder and CEO of Tempus, a company focused on using genomic data in a clinical setting. The overall goal is to allow each new patient to benefit from the experiences of those who came before them. Physicians are able to use collected data to find the best strategies for future treatments.
Tempus helps doctors personalize cancer treatment for their patients by collecting and analyzing data from clinical studies on other patient’s outcomes using similar strategies. They recently started working with Duke University School of Medicine on a new program to better treat brain cancer. Tempus will provide molecular sequencing and other data analysis for glioblastoma patients in the study at Duke.
Eric is also the co-founder of Lightbank, a venture capital fund that specializes in investing in disruptive technology. He currently serves as a managing director of Lightbank. The company helps young entrepreneurs make their ideas come to life. He is also the co-founder and Chairman of Groupon, a global e-commerce business. He is a co-founder of Uptake Technologies, a predictive analytics platform provider.
Lefkofsky along with his wife Liz are co-chairs of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation. The foundation supports many organizations and initiatives within the communities they serve. He is a Trustee of Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. He is also a supporter of The Art Institute of Chicago, World Business in Chicago, and The Museum of Science and Industry.
Eric is an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He wrote “Accelerated Disruption: Understanding the True Speed of Innovation.” He is a graduate of University of Michigan and received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.
Eric Lefkofsky has had many successes in his life and has used his success to help others in need. He says that in business it’s critical to see what motivates other people, because this is what business motivation is all about. He believes that when we all start having more empathy for each other the world will become a much better place.
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Clay Siegall recently posted on his official blog about making choices as explained by several philosophers. Ruth Chang, a professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, noted that understanding hard choices unveil personal strength that is within every individual. Hard choices can be as easy as choosing what to have for breakfast. She advises that if faced with a hard choice, one shouldn’t think that he or she is stupid. She also noted that fear of the outcome often leads people to take the safest choices. She advises people not to only see choices as better, worse, or equal. Instead, they should take them at par, consider what matters, commit to one, and create reasons as to why they have opted for one choice and not the other.
Sheena Iyengar noted that what makes people unable to make decisions easily is when they have many options. They start thinking of the methods for analyzing the options. Another hurdle is when one is well aware of the consequences. She noted that culture also influences decision making. A culture that values togetherness will influence people to make a choice based on the social responsibility while one that values independence will influence people to make a decision based on what they like.
About Clay Siegall.
Clay B. Siegall is the co-founder, CEO, President, and the Board Chairman of Seattle Genetics, a company founded on drug making practices, diligent medical research, and scientific innovations. In his leadership, the company has developed antibody drug conjugates (ADC), the first innovation being ADCETRIS, which gained FDA approval in 2011. Working together with Takeda Pharmaceuticals, ADCETRIS is now a household name worldwide. Mr. Siegall has led the company in obtaining licenses for its ADC technology with Genentech (Roche), AbbVie, GlaxoSmithKline, and Pfizer. Seattle Genetics has marked more than 20 ADCs in clinical development through internal and external programs. Mr. Siegall has played a big role in raising the company’s capital including floating the initial public offer in 2001.
Involvement in Cancer Treatment Research
Inspired by losing his father to brain cancer, Mr. Siegall and Seattle Genetics have been actively involved in researching for better cancer treatments. He has worked with leading research institutes, including the National Institute of Health, The National Cancer Institute, and Bristol-Myers.
Bruce Levenson‘s sale of the Atlanta Hawks for $850 million was approved and the team is now in the possession of Tony Ressler’s group. Levenson owned the team after he and Ed Peskowitz formed Atlanta Spirit, LLC in 2004 and purchased the Hawks as well as their arena as part of a large deal. Bruce Levenson decided to sell the Hawks in 2015, but a decision to buyout former General Manager Danny Ferry’s contract has led to a court battle with their insurance company, AIG. Levenson and the other owners’ policy with AIG was supposed to cover any issues regarding termination, and Ferry’s attorneys maintain that he was in his rights to file the claim, but AIG is refusing to accept it. The situation is being resolved in court at the moment.
Bruce Levenson is originally from Washington D.C. and started out as a journalist for the Washington Star newspaper. During that Time, he was attending law school at American University when he got the idea to start his own publishing company. So he and Ed Peskowitz began publishing their own newsletter, “Oil Express” out of their apartment and this publication soon led to the creation of more newsletters and then Unified Communications Group (UCG) was born. UCG is a worldwide distributor of newsletters in the energy, education, healthcare, mortgage banking and technology sectors and is also the founding company of TechTarget, a technology research company and GasBuddy, an app for finding cheap gas prices.
Levenson has also been on the boards of several non-profit organizations including Hoop Dreams and the Community Foundation of Washington. He’s been a donor to the Holocaust Memorial Museum and was part of the effort to launch the “Bringing the Lessons Home” initiative for helping young people become tour guides. Levenson and his wife also chaired the Concert Against Hate event held in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League.
The global economy has been moving forward in many different ways throughout the 21st century, one of the areas identified by infrastructure investment specialist Felipe Montoro Jens as important to developing nations is the creation of multi use spaces for various sporting, entertainment, and cultural events. As the CEO of Odebrecht Properties, Felipe Montoro Jens has become one of the best known leaders in the creation of spaces created with a combination of public and private funding that can help develop the economy in both the long and short term for established and developing nations.
As the latest part of the Odebrecht brand, the Odebrecht Properties arm was established in 2012 under the leadership of Felipe Montoro Jens who has been a major part of the investment industry throughout the 21st century. The need for a greater level of infrastructure in areas including Latin America and Africa has seen Felipe Montoro Jens lead the investment and funding aspect of projects that have seen the construction of roads, bridges, and a range of stadia on odebrecht.com. Felipe Montoro Jens has been developing a range of infrastructure options for his own Odebrecht Properties brand, but is also leading the movement to develop the infrastructure in various countries through his roles with a number of seminars and forums that will only aid the growth of developing nations on CheckDirector.co.uk.
Throughout his career, Felipe Montoro Jens has been dedicated to the cause of increasing the influence of developing nations where infrastructure investments are classed as of the greatest importance. Some of the roles undertaken by Felipe Montoro Jens include directorships and roles as the chair of companies including Santo Antonio Energia and Concesionaria Trasvase Olmos.
Having lectured in two dozen countries or more, Sujit Choudhry has advised on constitutional transitions and laws to a number of distinguished national leaders. He is an internationally recognized authority on constitutional law, and has helped in research in constitutionality in areas such as Egypt, Libya, South Africa, and Ukraine. He has helped emerging democracies cope with the idea of constitutions and how a constitutional democracy works. He has written about the movement and migration of constitutional ideas and remains active in helping governments and peoples cope with the transition to democracy within a constitutional framework.
He has spoken on the problems of violent conflict resolution by the use of constitutional design; that is, he has shown how the implementation of constitutional law can help end conflict and allow for the orderly propagation and transition from authoritarian oppressive governments to more peaceful democratic ones.
He has undertaken the tasks of trying to explain how a constitution will work in ethnically divided societies and how to change from violent conflict to peaceful political reform leading to a democratic process.
His main and most difficult task is in trying to explain how democracy works, and how, without a constitution that insures basic human rights, a democracy can be a big deterrent to individual freedom. A democracy, in effect, is a dictatorship by the majority, so a constitution must be in effect in order to protect the minority from an oppressive majority. Check here.
Whereas this concept is hard to comprehend on many levels, Mr. Sujit Choudhry has brought it to the fore in those societies and countries where the political reform led to exactly that kind of chaos.
He is the founding father of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, which offers aid in producing ideas on constitutional transition to ethnically divided societies. Based on Constitutionaltransitions.com
Prior to his term at Berkeley, Professor Sujit Choudhry held many positions is schools of law, some in Canada and some in the United States.
Professor Sujit Choudhry was dean from 2014 to 2016, and from there, he developed an agenda based on the ideas of access, innovation, service, and finally, globalization. It is his firm belief, based upon evidence, that globalized democracy will exist, and that it must be done carefully and with full consent of the governed.
Jason Hope, one of Arizona’s most successful tech entrepreneurs, has many notches in his belt. From a young age, the innovator was always fascinated by all things scientific. He regularly read magazines such as “Popular Science”, “Wired” and even medical journals like “The Lancet”. This intent focus on the tech world would serve him well.
After Jason Hope graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in finance, Hope founded Jawa, a premium mobile content provider. Jawa enabled its customers to download their favorite songs and ringtones to their mobile devices from anywhere in the United States. This all sounds fairly pedestrian today. But it’s worth noting that Mr. Hope was doing this in the late 90s, long before most people even carried cell phones. In fact, Mr. Hope created one of the first and largest mobile content providers in the country, years before even Steve Jobs got involved in the mobile content market.
Mr. Hope went on to create a number of software companies, mobile app developers, SEO firms and even a charitable foundation. Being right about tech has been how he has made his living. So it’s always worth paying attention when he has something to say about an up-and-coming technology.
Recently, Mr. Hope has taken to the internet, guest blogging and writing articles about what he thinks the tech world is going to look like over the next five to ten years. Currently, he is getting the word out about the immense transformative power that the Internet of Things is going to have on people’s everyday lives.
Hope sees this new perfusion of information systems into every facet of life as potentially being even bigger than the industrial revolution. He believes that the total elimination of menial tasks is just around the corner and that the Utopian freedom from labor promised in the 19th and 20th centuries by advancing technology is now within reach.
For many decades, the lip balm industry had seen little change. Chapstick, with their famous cylinder tube, ruled the aisles. Even though this product was popular, many consumers would say that this product was boring. Roughly ten years ago, planning began to change all of this.
EOS, Evolution of Smooth, is the company that brought us the orb-shaped lip balm. These have taken the world by storm and are a favorite among many celebrities. EOS has been in business for seven years, and they have risen to second place in the industry. The road to the top was not easy and, a lot of work was done to get there.
Before starting on any production, research was done. EOS lip balm researched their customer base and wanted to know more about the industry. They found that mostly women bought lip balm and, that they were not thrilled with the current choices. This was about to change.
After hearing what the customers wanted, a clay artist was brought in to help shape the new product. The orb was the chosen product because it was easy to find at the bottom of a purse and, it fit nicely in the palm of a hand.
The ingredients used in the orbs lip balm are all organic and natural. The trend for many personal products are to use organic and all-natural products, and EOS followed suit. EOS offers many choices for flavors of their lip balms as well.
Once EOS was able to get certain stores such as Well and Walmart to agree to put their orbs on the shelves, online stores Amazon and eBay(http://www.ebay.com/bhp/eos-lip-balm) soon followed, it was not long before people started to notice. Magazines and celebrities raved over these products and the public followed suit. EOS has grown to sell over 1 million units a week and is not showing signs of stopping.
If you a frequent reader of the correctional departments news, you will not miss articles on Securus Technologies. Almost every week, you will find an article pertaining t the great services that are offered by the company. If not, you will find GTL trying to attack the company. Rarely will you find negative reviews from Securus’ clients. So you wonder why another company in the industry would be attacking them. If you thought insecurity, you are right.
Securus seems to have outdone itself when it comes to delivering excellence. This BBB accredited technology provider has always been ahead of its industry’s game, in terms of technology and delivering unmatched value in their services. Securus recently challenged GTL to be in competition where a neutral judge would decide who among the two companies was the best. According to the press release posted on PR Newswire, Securus boss challenged GTL to join the competition if they really think that their services can be matched to Securus.
Rick commented that they would never be on the same lane. Having invested over $700 in their customer service during the last four years, GTL wouldn’t even fathom the idea of being in a judged competition with them. Securus beats GTL 10-nil, not only in customer service but also in the number od services held under their portfolio. And, to give their clients the best experience, they train their own staff, rather than subcontracting which is what GTL does.
About Securus Technologies
Securus Technologies is one of the leading providers for the correctional facilities. Based in Dallas, Texas, Securus has a very large market share in North America. They provide services such as video visitation and helping correctional departments prevent and solve crimes. Today they boast of over 3,000 correctional facilities using their services.
Kim Dao is a beauty/lifestyle blogger and runs the Kim Dao Vlog. In her video on Korean beauty products, she gives some of the products she came across during her visit to South Korea. Below is a list of those products, their features, and best use.
Kim Dao tried out two base products. These include;
VDI Lumilayer Premier
She recommends this product considering its moisturizing condition. It also has a simple and easy to use packaging. Once you apply on your skin, it leaves you feeling smooth, and you can sense the presence of the oil in your skin.
Innis free Cushion Base
The lotion has a pinkish-purple color and is thicker than VDI cream. It has a white undertone leaving your skin looking brighter.
Hera UV Mist Cushion
Kim Dao praises this cushion for its simple, sleek and nice packaging. It is rich in moisturizing and hence the perfect face cream for dry skins. Hera UV Mist Cushion is high end and leaves an amazing feeling on your skin.
AS Clean base cushion
This honey base cream is an average cushion. It offers a lot of coverage, and Kim Dao recommends it to people with acne or a lot of pores. It is not your go to cushion if you have a smooth skin
Too cool for school Dino Platz
This concealer has a square packaging and offers medium coverage. It’s moisturizing and prevents skin from caking.
Etude House Clean up
This concealer is packaged like a mechanical gun, which you need to press the button to apply the product. The packaging itself makes the product handy to use.
The Saem Cover Perfection Tip Concealer
Kim Dao has experience with the Saem products, and she is, therefore, sure, this one is a hit. It lasts all day and matches your skin tone.