Early to Bioinformatics, Early to Rise | GenomeWeb

With an undergraduate degree in astrophysics and a PhD in ocean engineering, KENNETH JACOBSEN doesn’t seem exactly cut out for his new job as vice president of independent software programs at SGI. But this is another case of the early bird getting the worm. Jacobsen, who hits the office most days by 6 am, initiated SGI’s entry into bioinformatics and operations research back in 1993 and worked his way up the ranks. He now has responsibility for all partner programs and technical support, and horizontal applications marketing.

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