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    Safi Bahcall

    Author, Loonshoots

    Safi Bahcall is a physicist, biotech entrepreneur, and author of the best-selling book Loonshots. He is the co-founder of Synta Pharmaceuticals, where he served as CEO for 13 years and led its IPO. In 2008, he was named EY New England Biotechnology Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2011, he worked with President Obama’s council of science advisors (PCAST) on the future of national research. Bahcall has been profiled by Malcolm Gladwell in The New Yorker and has written for The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, and The Scientist.

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