Dr. Mark Mckenna: Passion-Driven Venture

Dr. Mark Mckenna is currently holding the title of being a great entrepreneur who is a doctor by training. Sometimes discovering one’s passion does not take an overnight. It may take some quite some wondering and others for shorter periods. Among the people who can boast that, they have found what their passions; Dr. Mark Mckenna is one of them. Surprisingly, he has a wide range of passions in life. They range from real estate, medicine, and entrepreneurship. Dr. Mark Mckenna has knitted the three areas to build a project out of passion called OVME.

Talk of OVME and it will come out that this a renowned retail aesthetics firm that links individuals with qualified healthcare providers using technology. Dr. Mckenna brings his passion for entrepreneurship and medicine at least to come up with something that will benefit the common customer in relation to healthcare provisions. Going to a little history, Dr. Mark McKenna’s venture in the medical technology was out of the father’s inspiration. Dr. Mark Mckenna did his medical studies at Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans. In as much as currently he works and lives in Atlanta, he is strongly affiliated to the New Orleans community where he was for studies.

Previously along his career path, Dr. Mckenna at one point started a real estate business that was known as McKenna Venture Investments. He focused on building this real estate firm with a lot of energy. The company was able to thrive greatly through in the end the sustainability was a great challenge after the Hurricane Katrina. He then went back to his medical roots and pursued something different from real estate. He realized at that time that there were a number of opportunities in the market in the area of medicine. With a lot of optimism, Dr. Mark Mckenna focused on changing the demands and expanding technology. After leaving the real estate business, Dr. Mckenna wanted to venture into something that would have a model of identifying the preferences of consumers and the technology. As a result, he looked up to companies that excelled in that area like the Uber and Bloomberg. Dr. McKenna brought similar concepts into a project. In the process of this, OVME was birthed.
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Shervin Pishevar Points on the Declining Relevance of Silicon Valley due to the Emerging Innovations from Different Countries

Shervin Pishevar has become an overnight Twitter mogul by using the platform to share with his followers what he thinks is and will affect the country in the next few decades. In his 21-hour Twitter rant, the Sharper Capital seemed to be oozing in wisdom and controversy by highlighting some of the issues that will befall the country while at the same time criticizing some of the policies about which the current administration seems to be so enthusiastic. One of the primary issues the Uber investor expanded about is the changing face of the Silicon Valley.

Silicon Valley has been the hub of many inventions that have rocked the world over the past decade. However, Shervin Pishevar believes that the California based model has been replicated in other parts of the world and has since become the ‘world way.’ This creates controversy among many Americans who are trying to interpret his tweet as a warning to the rising talents in different parts of the world. America is no longer the champion of innovation, but a country like any other where goods innovated and manufactured in other countries should be accepted.

Shervin Pishevar drives a hard point to the political class when he states that the current administration is trying to build physical walls to enclose the talent, which has already gone out of America to other parts of the world. Therefore, instituting physical barriers does not protect the skill from being exploited by foreigners, but they are preventing abilities from entering the United States to continue rebuilding the Silicon Valley. However, this point seemed to be directed towards radical immigration policies that are being used by the government.

Many Americans have taken this with a pinch of salt because Shervin Pishevar himself is an immigrant. However, his point should not be ignored as he has touched on one of the critical aspect that seems to be lifting the economy of the other countries while United States economy remains constant or on a decline. Innovations are global, and the United States should open boundaries to welcome inventions and talents rather than blocking them out.

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