Archive for June, 2010

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards The big news last week was that I attended the annual local Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards ceremony at the Hyatt here in La Jolla. A crowd of 1,000 people cheered on their favorite competitors, and five winners were announced. These five entrepreneurs included: […]

Craig Venter seems to be involved in another breakthrough, reported in the press two weeks ago. He and his team have created the first living cell using a man-made DNA strand. It’s a major accomplishment and has I believe enormous potential for the future, particularly in the area of pharmaceuticals. Knowing Craig, this is just […]

Memorial Day Thoughts

I hope you all had a relaxing Memorial Day, and that you took some time to remember the men and women who keep our country strong, safe, and free. It was a busy three-day weekend for me, filled with activities. Friday was particularly memorable because my son Mark was married to a young woman named […]

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