Jason Hope, the noted Arizona entrepreneur and futurist, has recently made a large donation to The SENS Foundation. the donation of $500,000 will be used in the quest to find the cure for atherosclerosis. The SENS Foundation has stated the donation will fund an entire year’s salary for at least four full-time researchers.
Jason Hope has long taking a keen interest in the research of atherosclerosis. Always abreast of the latest trends in medical research, Hope realized a few years ago that finding the underlying causes of atherosclerosis may aid in the treatment of chronic degenerative diseases associated with aging. Things such as heart disease, glaucoma, wrinkled skin and even arthritis, it is now believed, may all share a common etiology with atherosclerosis and learn more about Jason.
This disease has its origins in small insults to the wall of blood vessels located throughout the body. When fatty deposits it here to the walls of the vessels, they obstruct the free flow of blood causing the body to recognize the deposit as an injury. This sets off a cascade of inflammatory responses culminating in the placement of a fibrinous cap over the top of the fatty deposits. This is the process that ultimately leads to heart disease and stroke, two of the largest killers in the United States today and read full article.
Hope feels through understanding these processes on a deeper level, modern medicine will be able to delay or even completely eliminate some of the most devastating diseases associated with the natural aging process. Ultimately, this could lead to a real-world Fountain of Youth.
John Goullet started his career as an IT Consultant, made his way into IT Staffing, and is today is the Principal of Diversant LLC. Diversant is a large IT staffing firm that has offices in states across the United States. Since joining the company in 2010 Goullet has led it into being one of the fastest growing private companies in the US, according to Inc. Magazine.
John Goullet obtained his Master’s degree in Computer Science from Ursinus College in Collegeville Pennsylvania. He then worked as an IT Consultant for about 11 years when he then switched over to the field of IT Staffing. Due to working these two sides of IT he was able to build a deep knowledge of the industry and market trends. He went on to found IT Staffing company Info Technologies and provided staffing solutions to S&P 500 corporations as well as mid-market companies. He then decided to partner with Diversant and together they were able to expand their reach and revenues.
In an interview with ideamensch Goullet goes over his thoughts about IT Staffing and entrepreneurship. His biggest advise to do over and over again as an entrepreneur is to look at what the best run companies are doing and then emulate their best practices. He also advises that you need to hire the very best people you can, and give them a stake in the company. He also emphasizes having a largest group of trainees that you can and to create a culture of responsibility in your company.
He believes that new government regulations are business opportunities in the services industry. He states that any time the government comes out with new regulations there is a way to use them as a moment of opportunity for your business. He is also a firm believer in “productive paranoia”, which is a mentality to cultivate where you believe your competition is always one step ahead and so you need to push yourself and your company ever harder.