Just at 19 years, Clay Sieagall watched as his father struggled with cancer, this went on for almost four years. This experience was a turning point for Clay as he developed the need to help patients suffering from cancer and their family members. This lead to the establishment of Seattle Genetics which sees to provide treatment for patients who have cancer. The company was established around 1998 and has since grown and advanced in cancer therapies. Currently, Clay serves as the CEO, president and also as a board member at Seattle Genetics.
As a businessman, one thing that Clay Sieagall would recommend for one to do is to learn from other people, interact people and be sure to learn a thing or two everyone has something to offer. At 20 clay though he knew everything but with time, he has discovered that there is so much he is yet to learn and this has helped him to grow and remain productive.
Seattle Genetics has been in the industry for several years now, one thing that has helped the company remain relevant is the collaborations. Clay is always seeking to work with different organizations. According to Clay, his helps one to grow. In Clay’s case he has identified there is a need to include medicine and technology and thus works closely with technology companies to come up with treatments that will be more effective
Under his leadership the company has managed to get into collaborations that have helped raise the standards of the company, the value of the company has continued to increase over the years, and their aim to provide medications for patients who have cancer has not been undermined. The company has managed to acquire approval from the FDA for the ADC treatment this is a huge step in providing hope for patients all over the world.
Clay’s Leadership skills are exceptional, and his work in the company is undeniable, all we can do now is hope for the company’s growth and more advanced and better innovations in the medical sector.
Clay Sieagall received his zoology degree from the University of Maryland.