San Diego Business Journal

SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

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UC San Diego Health Names Dr. Thomas Savides to Newly Created Position

UC San Diego Health Systems announced that Dr. Thomas Savides has been named chief experience officer, a newly created role for the organization.

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Stath Karras Tapped to Lead USD’s Burnham-Moores Center

University of San Diego’s School of Business Administration has named Stath Karras as the new executive director of the school’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, effective Jan. 19.

Batu Biologics Names Gerry Berg its Chief Financial Officer

Batu Biologics Inc., a San Diego-based immunotherapy company working to develop a cancer vaccine, announced the appointment of Gerry Berg as chief financial officer.

Sharp Healthcare Contracts With Geneva Health Care

Geneva Health Care Inc., a San Diego-based medical technology company, announced that Sharp Healthcare will begin using the Geneva Healthcare Suite, a technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices.

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Rancho Bernardo Office Complex Sells for $22 Million

Menlo Equities Associates LLC of Palo Alto has purchased the 10-building One Technology Place office complex in Rancho Bernardo for $22 million, according to the seller, Parallel Capital Partners of San Diego.

Teams Announced for College Football Bowl Games

The opponents for San Diego’s two college football bowl games have been set.

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Stephen Cushman Elected Chairman of Convention Center Board

Longtime local businessman and civic leader Stephen P. Cushman has been elected to chair the executive board of San Diego Convention Center Corp., beginning in January.

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Craft Beer-Focused Eatery Opens in University Towne Center

San Diego-based Cohn Restaurant Group has opened Draft Republic, a new beer-focused restaurant concept in the University Towne Center neighborhood.

The Business Calendar for the Week of December 8, 2014

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of December 8, 2014 and beyond.

Thousands of Executives Expected for Baseball's Winter Meetings

About 3,000 baseball executives from some 200 professional teams, both major and minor leagues, descend upon the San Diego Convention Center and the nearby Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel Dec. 7-10 for the 2014 Baseball Winter Meetings.

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Innovation Celebrated at Annual Awards Ceremony

CONNECT, a San Diego-based technology business accelerator founded by the University of California, San Diego, held its 27th annual Most Innovative New Products Awards on Thursday.

Defense Secretary Pick Gets Initial Nod From Local Military Group

President Obama’s Dec. 5 nomination of Ashton Carter to be secretary of defense has attracted commentary from observers inside and outside the Washington beltway. Larry Blumberg, executive director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, said the nomination might be a good sign.

3-D Bioprinter Organovo Partners With Yale School of Medicine

San Diego 3-D bioprinting company Organovo Holdings Inc. and Yale School of Medicine, Department of Surgery have formed a collaboration to develop bioprinted tissues for surgical transplantation research, according to a recent press release.

San Diego Places 5th in Number of Million-Dollar Homes Sold

San Diego ranked fifth in the nation for the number of sales of million-dollar houses in the third quarter, according to a recent report from Redfin.

Local Military Group Weighs in on Defense Secretary Nomination

President Obama’s Dec. 5 nomination of Ashton Carter to be secretary of defense has attracted commentary from observers inside and outside the Washington beltway. Larry Blumberg, executive director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, said the nomination might be a good sign.

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CONNECT Announces Winners of Innovation Awards

CONNECT, a San Diego-based technology business accelerator founded by the University of California, San Diego, held its 27th annual Most Innovative New Products Awards on Thursday.

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Cushman Elected Chair of Convention Center Board of Directors

Longtime local businessman and civic leader Stephen P. Cushman has been elected to chair the executive board of San Diego Convention Center Corp., beginning in January.

Baseball Executives Arrive Sunday for Winter Meetings

About 3,000 baseball executives from some 200 professional teams, both major and minor leagues, descend upon the San Diego Convention Center and the nearby Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel Dec. 7-10 for the 2014 Baseball Winter Meetings.

Business Calendar for Week of December 8, 2014

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of December 8, 2014 and beyond.

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Cohn Restaurant Group Opens Craft Beer-Focused Eatery at UTC

San Diego-based Cohn Restaurant Group has opened Draft Republic, a new beer-focused restaurant concept in the University Towne Center neighborhood.