Gerald Chan, Chairman and CEO, Morningside Group

Leadership in Innovation Wednesday, September 9, 2016 Gerald Chan is the co-founder of Morningside, a private investment group with venture, private equity and property investments. In the life science sector, Morningside focuses on start-up biotechnology companies founded on novel scientific discoveries. Gerald serves on the boards of Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Stealth BioTherapeutics, Synchroneuron, Apellis, Atea, Kezar, Nucana, Aduro, VTI and Matrivax. Gerald is a member of the Global Advisory Council of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, the Dean’s Board of Advisors … Continue reading “Gerald Chan, Chairman and CEO, Morningside Group”

Paul Farmer, Chief Strategist and Co-Founder, Partners In Health

Paul Farmer on Leadership in Public Health for the Poor Medical anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world’s poorest people. He chairs the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and is a founding director of Partners In Health (PIH), an international non-profit organization that since 1987 has provided direct health care services and undertaken research and advocacy activities on behalf of those who are sick and living in poverty. He … Continue reading “Paul Farmer, Chief Strategist and Co-Founder, Partners In Health”

Bill Strickland, President and CEO of Manchester Bidwell

Bill Strickland spoke on The Art of Leadership, discussing how his career evolved into starting Manchester Bidwell to educate inner city youth in Pittsburgh. He also discussed lessons he has learned in how to communicate with a broad range of people, and the importance of creating a positive environment to support at-risk young people.