One of San Diego’s brightest life science stars has gone into stealth mode. Tina Nova has left her senior executive position with Illumina to become President and CEO of a new company in San Diego. She won’t divulge its name, only that it is focused on molecular diagnosis of organ-specific diseases in blood.
Sometimes the talent does leave San Diego. Brewmaster Chuck Silva, whose arrival in 2004 coincided with the beginning of Green Flash Brewing Co.’s growth to the fourth-largest craft brewer in the county, has resigned to start Silva Brewing Co.. He and his wife, Mary Jo, will be building an operation in or nearby his hometown of San Luis Obispo.
Keldon Warwick Premuda and Josh Hembree have opened a craft brewery in Mira Mesa, but they are not making beer.
Many football fans remember the late WFL (1974-75), USFL (1983-85) and XFL (2001). RIP, the San Diego Riptide, which played in the AF2 from 2002 to 2005, and the San Diego Shockwave of the NIFL (2007).
Zeeto is a thriving downtown technology company that optimizes Web-based registration for lead generation and ad auctions.
How much of a foodie town has San Diego become? So much so that San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival co-founders Michelle Metter and Ken Loyst are adding a “business of wine” conference for industry professionals.
If you aren’t convinced of the notion that businesses need to be agile and move quickly to adapt to a more segmented and specialized world, look no further than the fate of the iconic law firm Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps.
Suja Life’s new partnership with the Coca-Cola Co. is intriguing on many fronts (See Page 8).
The Corporate Directors Forum continues its healthy trend with the upcoming 2015 Director of the Year awards.
This issue contains several stories about workplaces of the future, including how smaller companies have increasing access to contemporary office settings. In fact, individuals can be part of the trend, too.