Dr. Clay Siegall is a cancer researcher who built his own company, Seattle Genetics. In his free time he is also a sports enthusiast who likes to put sports-related articles on his official blog. A recent article he posted had to do with the Kansas City Chiefs shipping their quarterback, Alex Smith, off to the Washington NFL team. Now, the Patrick Mahomes era is about to begin with the Chiefs as he will be in his second year in the league and he is ready to play according to the coaches of the team.
In Super Bowl news, Dr. Clay Siegall also posted an article about the Philadelphia Eagles. The coach this team, Doug Pederson, has decided to have former quarterback Brett Farve address his team before the game starts. Pederson has been friends with Farve for many years and he thinks Farve will do a great job getting the team pumped up and ready to play their best game. They will be facing the New England Patriots on February 4th, 2018 with a 3:30 PST kickoff time.
As the president and CEO of his company, Dr. Clay Siegall guides its capital-raising activities in addition to all of his other responsibilities. His company, which went public in 2001, has raised over $675 million from both private and public sources. His company is on the cutting-edge of providing targeted cancer drug therapies in which the drugs his firm develops only kill cells with cancer. He says this is the wave of the future as it’s much safer for patients with far few side effects. Also, it’s much more effective than traditional methods like radiation.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Clay Siegall spent six years working for the National Cancer Institute which is a part of the federal government’s National Institutes of Health. He moved to the Seattle area in 1991 when he got a research position with Bristol-Myers Squib. It was six years after starting work with this pharmaceutical company before he decided to leave and instead co-found Seattle Genetics in Bothell, Washington.