Co-Founder and CEO at Genome Medical, Inc.

MBA with distinction From Harvard Business School
Female
San Francisco Bay Area
WORK DETAILS

Genome Medical, Inc.

Co-Founder and CEO
Genome Medical is a nationwide telehealth medical practice. We provide expert genetic healthcare for individuals and their families to improve health and well being.Our vision is to bring genetics to everyday life. We are doing this by delivering genome-centered patient care and physician education services.
April 2016 - Present
(4 Years and 7 Months)

Invitae

Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer
Invitae (NYSE: NVTA) is a genetic information company whose mission is to bring genetic information into mainstream medical practice to improve the quality of healthcare for billions of people. Specializing in genetic diagnostics for hereditary disorders, Invitae is aggregating the world’s genetic tests into a single service with better quality, faster turnaround time, and a lower price than most single-gene diagnostic tests today. Served as the company's Chief Commercial Officer from pre-product launch through commercialization and scale-up. Led global marketing, sales, business development, product management, client services, and managed care/reimbursement. Took on the role of Chief Strategy Officer starting in July, 2015, to develop the long-term growth strategy for the company. … see more
January 2012 - January 2016
(4 Years and 1 month)

Tech Care Now, Inc.

Co-Founder and Partner
Tech Care Now, Inc. develops, markets, sells and distributes scalable customer support and training services for businesses and consumers.
January 2011 - January 2016
(5 Years and 1 month)

Harvard Angels

Member
Seek angel investment opportunities
January 2009 - January 2014
(5 Years and 1 month)

Wayfare Interactive Network (WIN)

Advisor
Advisor to Wayfare Interactive, a patent-pending advertising platform that delivers high performance "deep link" ads to bring traffic deeper into the advertisers’ conversion funnel.
January 2012 - December 2013
(1 year and 12 Months)

MaestroConference

Advisor
Strategic Advisor to help build a sustainable, profitable high-growth company.
July 2010 - August 2012
(2 Years and 2 Months)

Lingotek

Advisor
Strategic advisor regarding business strategy, fundraising strategy, profitable growth, board management, team leadership and general advise building a technology start-up venture.
May 2010 - August 2012
(2 Years and 4 Months)

Plum District

SVP, Business Development, Sales and Strategy
Oversaw a nation-wide sales team, formulated strategic partnerships, and developed long-term strategy for Plum District.
January 2011 - January 2012
(1 year and 1 month)

CrossLoop

President & CEO
Oversaw strategy and operations for this consumer Internet company that redefined the tech support category for consumers and small businesses by providing immediate, low-cost access to qualified help anytime and anywhere. Built an “eBay of services” marketplace with over 16,000 service professionals to provide technical support, training and collaboration around the globe. … see more
January 2007 - January 2010
(3 Years and 1 month)

Cinema Circle, Inc.

President
Cinema Circle is a pioneer in subscription based home entertainment, delivering award winning independent films to subscribers around the world. I oversaw content, original production, marketing, distribution, fulfillment, customer service, legal, and finance. Cinema Circle, Inc. was acquired by Gaiam, Inc. (NASDAQ: GAIA) in July of 2006.
November 2004 - November 2006
(2 Years and 1 month)

Omnilux

Vice President
Optical wireless technology company delivering cost-effective solutions for last mile broadband access. Backed by Idealab. Staffed and managed the sales, marketing, business development and customer service departments.
March 2002 - November 2004
(2 Years and 9 Months)

Genomic Health

Business Development & Marketing
Biotechnology company pioneering the field of applied genomics to dramatically improve the quality of care for cancer patients. Interim head of business development, marketing and strategy.
January 2000 - January 2002
(2 Years and 1 month)

iExchange (now Placemark Investments)

Vice President, Business Development
Oversaw strategy, business development, finance and sales for this financial information marketplace. Merged with Interactive Funds to become Placemark Investments, a financial services company providing overlay portfolio management for unified managed accounts. Capitalized by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Capital Z and Idealab. Role included:• Strategy & Operations. Completed organizational restructuring to significantly reduce operating expenses. Deployed new line of business, resulting in rapid revenue growth.• Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions. Raised $28.5M round of equity financing. Led all M&A activity. Closed merger between iExchange.com and Interactive Funds. Conducted road show. Directed due diligence process. Oversaw completion of merger documents. Managed investor relations. • Business Development & Sales. Closed strategic alliances. Negotiated distribution, content syndication, licensing, cross-promotion and e-commerce deals to build awareness and drive traffic to the website. … see more
January 1999 - January 2000
(1 year and 1 month)

Idealab

Idealab portfolio company
January 1999 - January 2000
(1 year and 1 month)

The Walt Disney Company

Manager, Strategic Planning
Created long-range plan and developed new business initiatives for Disney/ABC broadcasting and cable companies, including ABC, ESPN, Disney Channel, Lifetime, A&E, The History Channel, and E! Entertainment. Helped create company-wide digital convergence strategy that led to investment in Infoseek and launch of Go Network. Formulated digital television and digital rights strategy. Developed integration and restructuring plan for ABC Network. Helped engineer ABC primetime programming strategy. Analyzed program licensing deals. Analyzed industry, regulatory and competitive trends. Performed due diligence on acquisition and merger targets. Led divestiture of a production company. Led department’s MBA recruiting program. … see more
January 1997 - January 1999
(2 Years and 1 month)

Int'l Radio & TV Society Fellowship

Fellow
Fellow at CBS Program Practices and CBS Evening News with Dan Rather.
Not available
EDUCATIONAL DETAILS

Harvard Business School

Business Management and Entrepreneurship
MBA with distinction
General management education with a focus on entrepreneurship, marketing, strategy and finance.
1995-1997

Colorado State University

Journalism, Int'l Studies
BA
1989-1992

Poudre High School

Liberal Arts and Sciences
Valedictorian
1986-1989