Tech Moves: Top Blue Origin engineer joins SpaceX; Axon hires HTC Vive exec; Porch adds to board

GeekWire

Prior to joining Convoy in 2018, Kreiner was CEO of Cal Net Technology Group and a managing partner at Olympic Valley Capital. Portland-based Sparrow Pharmaceuticals appointed Frank Czerwiec as chief medical officer and Jamie MacPherson as VP of regulatory affairs and quality.

Data Sharing Is a Business Necessity to Accelerate Digital Business

CEB IT

Ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic, 10 large pharmaceutical companies — including Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and GSK — undertook collaborative efforts to train their drug discovery, machine learning (ML) algorithms on each other’s data to promote drug discovery.

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Seattle-based Icosavax, which is developing COVID-19 vaccines, files for IPO 4 years after launch

GeekWire

Founder and CEO Adam Simpson formerly led another IPD spinout, PvP Biologics, which sold to the pharmaceutical company Takeda. Net losses were $5.3 Icosavax creates virus-like particles with technology licensed from the University of Washington’s Institute for Protein Design.

Adaptive Biotech revenue rises 65% to $21M, loss widens amid big COVID-19 immune partnerships

GeekWire

The Seattle-based company posted a net loss of $31.4 Adaptive Biotechnologies CEO Chad Robins. GeekWire File Photo).

Having a 'bad trip'? There's an app for that.

Mashable VR

Psychedelic drugs, including LSD, psilocybin (the active compound in magic mushrooms), ayahuasca, and related drugs like MDMA and ketamine, are undergoing a boom as scientific researchers, as well as the pharmaceutical and wellness industries, explore their potential as mental health treatments.

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Amazon Consumer CEO Jeff Wilke to leave next year, will be replaced by operations chief Dave Clark

GeekWire

He oversees businesses that generated more than $200 billion in net sales in 2019, representing nearly 90% of Amazon’s overall net sales last year. Amazon Consumer CEO Jeff Wilke on stage at the 2017 GeekWire Summit. GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong).

How important is culture for a Digital Transformation?

Leveraging Organizational Knowledge

Motivations Every organisations will have ambitious strategic goals (such as achieving a Net Zero Carbon emission by 2050 for instance). Strategy > ( Dick Clark, CEO of pharmaceutical giant Merck).

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: IBM Debate Series - What's.

Cloud Musings

Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. With over 30 years of experience, he has led or participated in business strategy, IT strategy, and business improvement projects for organizations in a broad range of industries, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, foods, consumer products, wholesale and retail distribution, high tech electronics, and information services.

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5 recommendations for successfully implementing distributed innovation and shared value

Trends in the Living Networks

Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly established InnoCentive LLP in order to tap outside talent in its research and development initiatives. The agreement gave Buchwald a share of the film’s net profits, as defined in the contract. Chapter 5 from Living Networks , on Distributed Innovation – Intellectual Property in a Collaborative World , is still immensely relevant today. We are still relatively early on in working out the implications for innovation of distributed value creation.

Here are all the winners of the 2020 Webby Awards

The Verge

Webby Award and Webby People’s Voice Award for Net Art : 150 years of Nature by IBM Research AI - Northeastern University. Reality (Video Series & Channels) : My People, Our Stories: Los Angeles by Al Jazeera Media Network (Arabic Net); Going From Broke by CracklePlus.

Mark Cuban on America’s future

The Verge

It’s like Fox News does its damage, and Facebook does even worse damage because it gets reinforced by people you actually know that are in your physical, your life bubble, in addition to just being on some wide social media net that you really don’t know the people and they’re abstract.