A large part of business success in its structure. Therefore, it is important for entrepreneurs to understand the type of structure that they are putting together with their business. One of the worst things an entrepreneur can do is try to rush the process. When one rushes everything, this could cause a failure in the business. Therefore, it is important to put a lot of thought into what goes into a new business. Also, it takes knowledge about business and technology in order to be able to easily build a working business structure. Fortunately for Brian Bonar, he has a technical background that allows him to accomplish his goals.
Brian Bonar has worked for companies like IBM, QMS, and others. He has held positions such as procurement manager and Director of Engineering. He has a lot of leadership experience given that he has managed more than 100 people. This is an admirable accomplishment. It takes a lot of leadership skills and qualities in order to be able to manage a huge number of people. He also has a lot of courage and patience to be able to accomplish that. Leadership is one of the most important aspects of running a business.
Brian Bonar has taken the skills that he has gained from being involved in companies like IBM and applied them to his career. Bonar likes to reward himself for his accomplishments. Among his favorite activities are spending time with family, boating and golfing. He has ways of restoring himself so that he can get back into the workforce. This is one of the reasons that he is successful as a businessman. He makes sure that he has a workable work-life balance. Brians knowledge of business structure and the willingness to adapt a winning structure to his life is what brings him success.
A recent post published by Clay Siegall on his blog highlighted a man who was able to use the power of thoughts to control his limb through the use of a robotic machine. The article touches on the technological innovations and advancements currently witnessed in the modern world of science. This technology will be a tremendous contribution to the medical field.
Another interesting article is about the March madness that has hit the school. The article talks about how March mammal madness has had an impact on most students. They tend to bet on which animal will win a fight. March mammal madness was created by Arizona State University biologist Katie Hinde. Katie sees this as an opportunity of having fun while educating students at the same time.
Clay Siegall is the co-founder and President of Seattle Genetics. He also serves as the CEO and is a member of the Board of Directors. He co-founded this company in 1998 and had remained on the front line in the battle against cancer. Seattle Genetics has significantly contributed to the fight against cancer by developing clinical products. The company is responsible for antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), which is an antibody that has helped many patients.
In 2011, Siegall guided his company to raise over $1.2 billion through IPO and private funding. Through his leadership, the company has managed to stay on course in a fight against cancer. Investors’ confidence in Sieagall’s company is a clear indication of the better things to come.
Before founding Seattle Genetics, Siegall worked with the National Institutes of Health, and before that, he was with Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute.
As the CEO of Seattle Genetics, Siegall is responsible for guiding the company into greater heights. As a trusted figure, he is allocated the responsibilities of fundraising and ensuring investors have confidence in the company.
His leadership skills were witnessed when the company raised funds to run their research. He was awarded the University of Maryland Alumnus of the Year. Due to his vast knowledge, he serves on Board of Director of many companies, including Alder BioPharmaceuticals and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Business Alliance.
President and CEO of USHEALTH, Troy McQuagge, was honored by the One Planet Awards earlier this year for his leadership and success at the helm of a previously slumping company. Newly minted CEO of the year, 2016, Mr. Troy McQuagge was hired in 2010 and a only years later was voted to his current role after turning around the USHEALTH Advisors branch of the company. In his tenure as the Chief Executive Officer, the company surpassed expectations in all areas of the business, growing to over $1 billion in annual sales. The share price has increased over 1000% since he joined the company.
USHEALTH is an insurance company devoted to those individuals not covered through employment. This ends up being many entrepreneurs and small business owners. In a turbulent time politically for the healthcare industry given the uncertainty of the implementation and debated repeal of nthe Affordable Care Act, USHEALTH managed to blossom, a testament to the vision and execution vision of McQuagge.
One Planet Award winners are nominated by peers and colleagues and chosen from a vast array of industries, sectors and countries. Mr. McQuagge, with 33 years of experience in the industry, accepted the award humbly, thanking his team, without whom, no growth nor award would be possible. He also alluded to the lofty goal of solving the “healthcare affordability problem” which he hopes to continue to tackle in future years, allowing customers to customize a plan that adjusts as their needs adjust.
McQuagge is a gradate of the University of Central Florida with a BA in Legal Studies. Currently in Fort Worth, TX, he devotes much of his time not spent on growing a successful insurance firm, giving back to the community through various charitable efforts with organizations such as Semper Fi Fund and HopeKids.