The San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders, is the market’s most comprehensive product of people you should know in the business community. The 500 includes business leaders and executives who have founded or are running significant companies in terms of number of jobs, key products and services, experts who raise the level of the industry here and beyond and those who lead in the business community. The 500 is selected by the San Diego Business Journal newsroom.

Mick Farrell

CEO, ResMed Inc.

As CEO for ResMed since 2013, Mick Farrell has led the company into a new data-driven, diagnostic era. Before he joined the company, Farrell worked in management consulting, biotech, chemicals and metals manufacturing for companies including Genzyme Corp., which is now part of Sanofi, the Dow Chemical Co., and BHP Billiton.

ALMA MATER: University of New South Wales (B.E.), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (S.M., MBA)

CHARITABLE WORK: Board trustee for UC San Diego Foundation, San Diego Museum of Man and La Jolla Playhouse.

BUCKET LIST: Climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

CAR: Ferrari 488 GTB