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Drought of Knowledge Workers Could Stunt California's Growth

More than 36,000 San Diegans are employed in the life science industry at more than 500 companies. Biotech has an $8.5 billion impact on the local economy. But a new study says California is facing a

More than 36,000 San Diegans are employed in the life sciences industry at more than 500 companies. Biotech has an $8.5 billion impact on the local economy. But a new study says California is facing a severe shortage of college educated workers this decade -- and the next.

Guest

  • Joe Panetta , president, CEO, Biocom.

Panetta represents more than 550 member organizations in the greater San Diego and Southern California life sciences communities.