Looking in the Rearview Mirror – Can We Say Anything About SFBA Life Science Performance in 2017-Harry Wachob, PhD-01/03/2017 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Looking in the Rearview Mirror – Can We Say Anything About SFBA Life Science Performance in 2017
Event Date: 
01/03/2017 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers- 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Harry Wachob, PhD
Event Speaker Title: 
Event Speaker Company: 
The Bio2Device Group
Event Speaker Bio: 

Harry Wachob is the Founder and President of the Bio2Device Group. He is an experienced engineering leader in materials science, biomedical device engineering and R&D. He has directed and mentored multidisciplinary teams in solving complex technical issues in order to improve the safety, reliability, and performance of medical devices. Most recently, he was the Managing Materials Scientist at Xoft. Previously he was Director of Engineering for Aerogen, a biopharmaceutical company specializing in novel aerosol drug delivery. Prior to that, Harry was Managing Engineer at Exponent/Failure Analysis Associates where he guided research and development, and product failure investigations covering a broad range of medical and industrial applications. He received his engineering degrees in Materials Science & Engineering from Cornell University.

Event Details
Event Details: 

The Northern California/ San Francisco Bay Area offer a unique environment for developing life science technologies in biotech, pharma, diagnostics and medical devices. Impact on industry and employees is often profound and disruptive. This presentation provides an update on the region’s investments during 16Q3, the employment and talent demographics, and finally a brief review of some of the local, national and international issues that will impact the progress in 2017. Input from the attendees will round out the picture of the State of Life Sciences in the SF Bay Area as we start 2017.