Posted by LLJ43 | Posted in Clay Siegall | Posted on 19-08-2016
Seattle Genetics is a biotechnology company founded in 1998 and it has its headquarters in Bothell, Washington. The company finished its initial public offering in 2001 and it now listed in the stock exchange. The company has a staff of 800 employees who are all committed to helping people with cancer. Behind every successful company is a visionary leader. The leader in this case is Dr. Clay Siegall who is the co-founder of the company. He has a P.h. D. in Genetics from George Washington University and a B.S. in Zoology from the University of Maryland.
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He has served and still serves in various capacities in the scientific world. He is also a recipient of a number of awards. Some of his awards are; 2013 University of Maryland Alumnus of the year for Computer, Math and Natural Sciences and the 2012, Pacific Northwest Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year. He is also an author of more than 70 publications and he has 15 patents. In addition to being a great scientist, Dr. Clay Siegall is an ambitious entrepreneur. These qualities have enabled the company to achieve great scientific and financial success under his leadership.
The vision of Seattle Genetics is to improve the lives of people with cancer through innovative and empowered antibody-based therapies. The company seeks to ensure that the most effective and efficient method of treatment of cancer is found. The foundation of the research of the company is the needs of cancer patients. The values of Seattle Genetics are; passion for helping patients, integrity, scientific excellence, teamwork and mutual respect, innovation and great work experience.
Some of the successes of Seattle Genetics are; development of antibody-based therapies and great financial success. The sources of finance for the company are both public and private finance. The company has a great innovative culture and an aggressive entrepreneurial approach. The success of the company is attributed to a qualified and motivated staff and to the resources of the company. Seattle Genetics has also collaborated with various industry players so as to have a collaborative effort in the treatment of cancer.