Roche Diagnostics President and CEO Jack Phillips presents son and daughter of Bill Eason with BioCrossroads 2015 Watanabe Life Sciences Champion of the Year award. Eason is the late founder of Roche Diagnostics predecessor company Bio-Dynamics. Bio-Dynamics flourished on Hague Road in Indianapolis in the 1960s following Eason’s invention of a point of care blood glucose monitor. The company was purchased by Boehringer Mannheim, and later acquired to become Roche Diagnostics’ North American headquarters.
Moderator: Jennifer Vey, Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Adam Gross, Principal, Ayers Saint Gross Architects
Tom Osha, Managing Director, Wexford Science and Technology
Mike Sullivan, Chief Operating Officer, Cortex
Tim Rowe, Founder and President, Cambridge Innovation Center
Chief Operating Officer for the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership delivers a keynote speech outlining the vision for the 16 Tech district of Indianapolis as a center for innovation, collaboration and talent.