Samuel D. Waksal

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Birthday
8, 1947
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
France

About

Founder and CEO of both the biopharmaceutical company ImClone Systems and Kadmon Pharmaceuticals.

Before Fame

He earned a bachelor's degree and doctorate in immunobiology from Ohio State University in 1974 before working as a medical researcher at Stanford University and Tufts University.

Trivia

He pleaded guilty in 2003 to charges of conspiracy and wire fraud for avoiding $1.2 million in sales taxes. He spent time in prison from 2003 to 2009.

Family Life

He was born to Holocaust survivors in Paris, France.

Associated With

Ken Kutaragi is another former CEO of a major company.