Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes


The Elizabeth Holmes speech addresses the graduating class of Pepperdine University and encourages them to make a difference in the world. The entrepreneur is the world's first female self-made billionaire. While studying chemical engineering at Stanford University in 2003, she started her company Theranos. The health technology and medical lab services business is transforming the healthcare industry with their inventiveness. Holmes has 18 patents and 66 non-American patents to her name. She is also listed as a co-inventor on hundreds of other patent applications. She still works at Theranos as Chief Executive Officer.

The Elizabeth Holmes speech shares her passion for making the world a better place. In her introduction it is also mentioned how her work with Theranos is making health information accessible to others.

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