Like the life-changing products developed by San Diego’s robust life science companies, the trade group that fights for them has been developed and polished over time thanks, in part, to its CEO Joseph Panetta.
Most Admired CEO 2018 - Charitable Organization: Chris Sichel, President and CEO, Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego
Since taking the helm of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego 13 years ago, Chris Sichel has successfully navigated the ups and downs of one of the most emotionally charged environments a CEO can be tasked with leading.
There is nothing groundbreaking about a pizza restaurant being supported largely by college students, but in the case of Woodstock’s Pizza the script has been flipped.
When Alessandra Lezama took over as CEO of AbacusNext in 2013, the family-owned company had been around for three decades, and it offered a single product – case management and billing software for legal firms.
Most Admired CEO 2018 - Community Service Award: Foundation Executive Has Grown Along With Organization
Longtime Rancho Santa Fe Foundation CEO Christy Wilson knows more than a thing or two about the community service sector, having helped raise $73-plus million in grants over the past two decades. But the homegrown executive is humble enough to give credit where credit is due.
Most Admired CEO 2018 - Lifetime Achievement Award: Caring Spirit Provides Path for Career of Business Success
Nursing and executive leadership don’t generally go together unless you are the San Diego Business Journal’s 2018 Most Admired CEO Lifetime Achievement honoree.
HEALTH: Co. Heads to Tijuana to Help at Cancer Center
CureMatch, a digital precision medicine startup that uses artificial intelligence to guide oncologists as they select treatments for cancer patients, said a $35,000 award will help it provide Mexican children with services free of charge.
San Diego has more barriers to apartment construction than New York City. That was among the findings of a recent pilot study by the National Apartment Association.
Serving Seniors announced that it raised $477,000 at its 5th annual Experience of a Lifetime Gala held recently at the Del Mar Country Club. With more than 350 people in attendance at the sold-out event, the funds raised will go toward nearly 200,000 meals for those in need.
NBC 7 reported that the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department had stored photos of 8 million license plates, many of them multiple photos of the same vehicle in different locations, enabling law enforcement to create a sort of digital road-map of one’s whereabouts. All this data is routinely shared with more than 500 local, state and federal agencies.
Two of San Diego’s longtime hoteliers have been elected to lead the San Diego Tourism Marketing District.
PHARMA: They’re Part of Growing Biotech Relationship
In San Diego, the last decade gave rise to biotechs farming out work to contract research organizations, or CROs. It’s an industry increasingly colored by China.
Initial report sent price of NXP and Qualcomm stock up in after-hours trading June 14.
Both new hires are Silicon Valley veterans, the company said.
Viasat Inc. said June 13 that it acquired Horsebridge Defence and Security of Cheltenham, U.K.
New hire Robert Foster was most recently COO at a local fintech startup.
Near record low unemployment levels in San Diego County are hitting the commercial real estate market by driving down vacancy rates and contributing to rising rents, primarily for office space.
San Diego biotech Metacrine, which is working on drugs for liver, metabolic and gastrointestinal diseases, last week closed a $65 million Series C round.
When I returned home from military service, I found myself in a hospital chair being treated for a debilitating illness I contracted on duty, watching medicine slowly drip into my IV bag. From that hospital chair, I wrote the business plan for Dickinson Farm.