The website Ideamensch recently conducted an interview with Clay Siegall, who is a scientific researcher with a passion for helping patients. In the interview he expands on several aspects of his professional life. The inspiration behind his life saving work with Seattle Genetics came from his incident with his father. Due to the limited options at the time, he watched his father fall to cancer over several years. That was the moment when he made it his goal to develop medicines that are better than what is presently on the market. The power of collaboration has been a major driver of his success.
Each and every entrepreneur has a unique quirk that makes the business run. Clay Siegall takes great pride in being able to interact with some of the greatest minds in the industry. After over 30 years in the industry, he has come to learn that he may not in fact know everything. During the interview he describes how he was overconfident during his 20s and 30s. However, it was that driving passion that allowed him to end up where he is today.
His career dates back to 1988 under the National Cancer Institute, followed by working for the Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute until 1997. He actively serves on several boards within the field, and has won numerous awards. Clay Siegall presently working at his company Seattle Genetics, where he and his team have created medicines that revolutionize treatment options. They have partnered with numerous companies to share and research materials into the creation of innovative medicine.
The world of medical science is one where new innovations are made on the daily basis. Sometimes its Clay Siegall and his team who are making life saving medicines. He current has over three decades of experience, and seen opportunities open up that he never thought possible. The goal of Seattle Genetics is to create medicines that save as many individuals as possible. They are already well under way to that goal with several patients and FDA approvals under their belt.