What are the advantages of having such a diverse career?


Safi Bahcall (Author, Physicist & Former CEO, Synta Pharmaceuticals)

Safi Bahcall, author, physicist, business consultant, and co-founder of the biotech company, Synta Pharmaceuticals talks with Sarder TV correspondent, Tracey Fitzpatrick about his varied career. He talks about his passion for learning that led him to want to share what he has learned from having a career that has included the scientific world, academia, and business. This knowledge, according to Bahcall, knowing the importance of applying scientific rigor to business and being able to separate the noise from what is important.


About Author

Safi Bahcall

Author, Physicist & Former CEO, Synta Pharmaceuticals

Safi Bahcall is a second-generation physicist (the son of two astrophysicists) and a biotech entrepreneur. He has been profiled by Malcolm Gladwell in The New Yorker and has written for The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review and The Scientist. He led its IPO and served as its CEO for 13 years. In 2008, he was named E&Y New England Biotechnology Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2011, he worked with President Obama’s council of science advisors (PCAST) on the future of national research. He is the author of Loonshots.

Interviewed By

Tracey Fitzpatrick

Tracey Fitzpatrick

Sarder TV Anchor & Former Market News Video Anchor

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