by Jeff Brown
What I remember most clearly was the gasp…
The audience literally recoiled. People couldn’t believe what they had just heard.
Did he really just say that?!
It was November 2019. I was on the MIT campus, attending an invite-only biotechnology conference.
Industry executives and researchers had gathered to share the latest breakthroughs. This was easily one of the highest-quality conferences I’d attended all year.
If the building had collapsed, the biotech industry would have ground to a halt. That’s the level of talent that was in attendance.