Lakeland Community CollegeMonday, October 15, 7:15 p.m.
Bill R. Sanford, Founder and Chairman of Symark LLC and former President and CEO of Steris Corporation
Bill R. Sanford is founder and chairman of Symark LLC, a technology commercialization and business development organization. He is also executive founder and retired chairman of the board, president, and chief executive officer of Steris Corporation (NYSE:STE), a global leader in infection and contamination prevention systems, products, and services, and surgical and critical care technologies.
Sanford is an experienced entrepreneur, business leader, consultant, investor, and board member with extensive new venture, merger and acquisition, turnaround, executive management, and market development experience. He is an active participant in several organizations and programs to foster entrepreneurship and technology based economic development. His business career has been focused on the development and commercialization of biosciences products and services, clinical information systems, nanotechnology, and other technology-based innovations. He holds several patents related to advanced technology and medical devices.
Sanford is an active early and growth stage investor through Symark and serves as a board member and advisor of public and private for-profit and not for profit organizations. He is chairman of the board of Greatbatch, Inc. (NYSE:GB) and a board member of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY), Cleveland Clinic, and several early and growth stage technology companies and investment partnerships. He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
For over three decades, managers who have led many of Northeast Ohio's most prominent businesses and institutions have appeared on this series. They share their success stories, strategies, business outlooks, and career opportunities with Lakeland students and the general public in this forum. The event is free and open to the public.Celý popis online videa