The One to Beat

Matthew Herper at Forbes lays the credit for the growth of Illumina and next-generation sequencing at the feet of Jay Flatley, the company's chief executive officer. Since 2008, under Flatley's guidance, Illumina's sales have increased nearly 150 percent to $1.42 billion, Herper says, while its stock has shot up some 617 percent.

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