Dendrite International CEO John E. Bailye to Deliver Distinguished Entrepreneurial Lecture
Madison, NJ (March 26, 2007) — John E. Bailye, founder, chairman and CEO of Dendrite International, Inc., will deliver the Ninth Annual Richard M. Clarke Distinguished Entrepreneurial Lecture entitled “One Entrepreneur’s Adventure” on May 2, 2007 to be held in Lenfell Hall on the College at Florham Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Originally from Australia, Bailye has received the Golden Door Award from the New Jersey International Institute, which recognizes those who have come to the United States and achieved commercial success. In 2003 Business Review Weekly named him as one of the top 20 influential Australians in the United States.
Bailye is a strong supporter of entrepreneurship and technology growth in New Jersey and, through Dendrite, has served as a founding member and chairman of the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC). He received the John H. Martinson Technology Supporter Award from NJTC and Dendrite has also been inducted into NJTC’s prestigious Hall of Fame.
Bailye founded Dendrite in 1986 to pioneer the development of software applications for pharmaceutical sales force management. Through his innovative techniques, Bailye has grown Dendrite from $175,000 in annual sales in 1987, to more than $420 million in 2006, with 2,700 employees in 59 countries. The company has received wide industry acclaim and was listed among the 200 best small companies in 2005 by Forbes magazine in addition to being ranked 44 among the 100 fastest growing companies in the United States by Fortune Magazine in 2000.
Bailye’s lecture is part of the Richard M. Clarke Distinguished Entrepreneurial Lecture Series and is made possible through a generous endowment by Richard M. Clarke, President of CE Partners, LLC. There will be a reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by an awards ceremony for the winners of the 2007 New Jersey Student (Collegiate) Entrepreneur competition at 6:45 p.m. The lecture will begin promptly at 7:15 p.m.
For more information about the event, or to register, please contact the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies at (973) 443-8842.