KEYNOTE SPEAKER: eD VIESTURS

Washington resident Ed Viesturs is widely regarded as this country’s foremost high-altitude mountaineer. He is familiar to many from the 1996 IMAX Everest Expedition documentary and in 2002, he was awarded the historic Lowell Thomas Award by the Explorer’s Club for outstanding achievement in the field of mountaineering. In winning the award, he joined an elite group of climbers including Sir Edmund Hillary. In 1992 he was awarded the American Alpine Club Sowles Awards for his participation in two rescues on K-2. [full bio]

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Entrepreneurs and visionary investors have made the San Francisco Bay Area a world-leading center of the life science industry. Extraordinary individuals and teams are working to solve our greatest challenges: the needs for abundant energy, a clean environment, and better healthcare.

With the support of JPMorgan Chase, we've created the QB3 Awards to recognize the highest level of achievement in life science entrepreneurship in the San Francisco Bay Area. Join us on October 27, 2015 at the beautiful California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park (at the Color of Life exhibit), to celebrate the winners of the 2015 QB3 Awards.

Space is limited at the gala venue. Tickets are now sold out.