It’s tremendously satisfying to know that the work we’re doing at Invisible Sentinel to develop technologies for a safer food supply also is helping to build a stronger Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) May 17, 2011
Benjamin Pascal, MBA, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Invisible Sentinel, has been selected as one of this year’s “40 Under 40” winners by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Invisible Sentinel is a Philadelphia-based rapid diagnostics company innovating next-generation technologies for a safer food supply.
The 40 Under 40 Awards Program recognizes 40 people, under the age of 40, who are “proven performers in their respective industries and communities,” according to the Philadelphia Business Journal. “These dynamic leaders have shaped our community in ways that have made greater Philadelphia a better place to do business and live.”
Now in its 21st year, the 40 Under 40 Awards Program is a “competitive contest that routinely attracts top-flight nominations from some of the most prestigious firms and ambitious startups in the region,” according to an article in the Philadelphia Business Journal. This year’s winners were selected from a pool of more than 300 nominations, the article said.
“I’m extremely honored to receive this award,” said Pascal. “It’s tremendously satisfying to know that the work we’re doing at Invisible Sentinel to develop technologies for a safer food supply also is helping to build a stronger Philadelphia. Invisible Sentinel has chosen to make Philadelphia its home base, and we look forward to being a contributing member of the greater Philadelphia community as we advance our technologies and grow.”
Winners of the 40 Under 40 Award are profiled in a special section of the May 13th Philadelphia Business Journal and will be honored at an Awards Banquet on May 24th at the Sheraton Society Hill in Philadelphia.
About Benjamin Pascal
Benjamin Pascal co-founded Invisible Sentinel in late 2006. Earlier in his young career, Pascal was instrumental in the successful development and launch of new clinical devices, including the coordination of a multi-disciplinary team for the development of B. Braun Medical’s first antimicrobial medical device––for which he was listed as an inventor on a corresponding patent. He was recruited by B. Braun to take part in the company’s Rotational Development Program, and as the first American selected, was nominated to submit for the Global Innovator of the Year Award from a field of more than 20,000 employees. Pascal is an alumnus of The George Washington University, where he graduated with honors, with concentrations in Biology and Political Science. He also is an alumnus of Lehigh University, where he earned his MBA.
About Invisible Sentinel
Based in Philadelphia, Invisible Sentinel is a leading-edge rapid diagnostics company dedicated to innovating next-generation technologies to address the world's food safety challenges. The company focuses on the prevention of foodborne illnesses by developing technologies that quickly provide highly accurate information on the presence of harmful pathogens, reducing time-consuming sample preparation. Uniquely designed for easy, practical use—on-site and throughout the entire food distribution network—Invisible Sentinel’s patent-pending platform technology promises to create a new standard for rigorous quality control.