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Consumer & Technology

Bryan Alves

Principal Software Engineer

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Benjamin Appell

Community Support Associate

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Sam Backus

Software Engineer

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Claire Barnes

Associate Product Manager

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Kari Bender

Associate Product Manager

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Katherine Bragg

Manager, Product Marketing

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Logan Brown

Associate Operations Engineer

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Kara Budd

Manager, Creative & Brand

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Nat Budin

Principal Software Engineer

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Brian Burns

Director, Engagement Communications

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James Carter

Director of Engineering Operations

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Hannah Chory

Study Experience Coordinator

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Molly Cotter

Senior Community Moderator

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Jamie Crockett

Associate Software Engineer

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Thijs de Vries

Senior Software Engineer

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Megan Doherty

Email Marketing Associate

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Dakota Donovan

Email Marketing Associate

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Andrew Doyle

Senior Operations Engineer

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Maryclaire Dugre

Senior Manager, Member Communications

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Kris Engdahl

Principal User Researcher

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Matt Gay

Director, Engineering

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Alexis Gescheider

Senior Manager, Brand Marketing

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Kim Goodwin

Senior Advisor, Consumer Strategy

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Steven Hammond

Director of Privacy, Security and Compliance

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Lauren Kaplan

Study Experience Coordinator

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Katelyn LaConte

Member Experience Coordinator

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Evan Lloyd

Software Engineer

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Tony Lucia

Senior Vice President, Technology

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Ian Macomber

Senior Software Engineer

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Doug Marttila

Vice President, Engineering

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Katie Mascolo

Senior Associate, Product Marketing

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Andy Monat

Engineering Manager

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Joy Morel

Senior Vice President, Marketing, Member Engagement & Business Intelligence

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Henry Morgan

Senior Software Engineer

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Liz Morgan

Director, Member Experience

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Jim Murray

Director, Partner Marketing

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Sally Okun, RN, MMHS

Vice President, Policy & Ethics

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Brian Olson

Principal Software Engineer

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Alicia Opie

Senior Manager, Product Marketing

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Sharry Plume

Community Support Manager

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Adia Porter

Associate Software Engineer

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Vivien R

Community Moderator

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Nat Ring

Senior Software Engineer

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Jon Sagotsky

Senior Software Engineer

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Aniket Schneider

Senior Software Engineer

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Ryan Skadberg

Senior Operations Engineer

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Jonathan Slate

Senior Software Engineer

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Kara Smith

Senior Manager, Community Team

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Kyle Stratis

Senior Data Engineer

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Hayley Sykes

Strategic Partnerships

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Tiana Veldwisch

Director of Product Management

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Jessie Vera-Barrett

Director, Program Management

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Jennifer Weisberger

Senior Director of Brand and Digital Marketing

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Rose Whetstone

Senior Manager, Email Marketing

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Colin Whooten

Senior Product Manager

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Morgan Wigmanich

Senior Software Engineer

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Emma Willey

Community Moderator

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Jacqueline Young

Associate Software Engineer

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Research & Informatics

Arnaud Amzallag, PhD

Sr. Scientist, Lead Computational Biologist

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Anthony Anselmo

Senior Scientist, Computational Biology

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David Blaser, PharmD

Director, Health Informatics

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Kate Burke

VP, Sr. Medical Advisor

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Eleanor Byrne, JD

Tech Writer, Privacy & Ethics Dept.

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Christine Caligtan, RN, MSN

Health Data and Patient Safety Clinical Specialist

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Natalie Catlett, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist, Biological Knowledge Management

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Dean Cerrato

Principal Data Scientist

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Chelsea Crepeau

Clinical Research Specialist

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Renee Deehan-Kenney, Ph.D.

Vice President, Biocomputing

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Megan Friedrichsen, Ph.D.

Scientist, Computational Biology

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Nira Hadar

Director Scientific Operations

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Vy Hoang

Scientist, Biology

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Sergey Korkhov

Research Associate, Computational Biology

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Maria Lowe, PharmD, BCPS

Health Data & Drug Information Clinical Specialist

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Emily McNaughton, MPH

Director of Research and Development

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Urvi Mujumdar

Senior Research Scientist

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Aaron Van Hooser

Principal Scientist, Computational Biology

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Jonathan White

Executive Vice President, Research and Development

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Paul Wicks, PhD

Vice President, Innovation

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Meaghan Zisk RN MPH

Health Data and Patient Safety Clinical Specialist

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Business Solutions & Partnerships

Kathryn Kendall

Senior Director, Customer Strategy

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Sonu Kori

Senior Manager, Customer Strategy & Value

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Monique Levy

Executive Vice President, Business Solutions and Partnerships

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Sarah McLaughlin

Director, Customer Strategy & Value

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Paddy Owens

Business Development Analyst

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Anuj Patel

Director, Commercial Offerings

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Michael Tapella

Director, Customer Strategy & Value

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Program Management

Hipolito Aguilera

Senior Manager, DigitalMe Operations

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Morgan Hanger

VP, Business Solutions & Partnerships

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Madelyn Harriman

Business Operations Manager

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Michael Maria

Senior Program Manager

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Andia Paz

Program Management

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Administration & Shared Services

Ellen Baldwin

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

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Penny Duan

Senior Director, Alliance Partnerships

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Amber Jackson

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition

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Christine Jong

Senior Manager, People Operations

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Lauren Kessler

Recruiting Coordinator

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John Moylan

Executive Assistant

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David Nutter

Assistant Controller

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George Parker

Executive Vice President, Human Resources

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Greg Ploussios

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

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Rich Russo

Corporate Controller

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Jenny Sidoni

Payroll & Benefits Associate

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Board of Directors

Philippe Amouyal, Director

Managing Director of Invus LP

Philippe joined Invus in 1999 as a Managing Director, based in Boston. Prior to joining Invus, Philippe spent 15 years at The Boston Consulting Group in Paris and Boston, where he was a Vice President and Director and coordinated the global electronics and software practice from 1991 on. He holds an M.S. in engineering and a DEA in management from Ecole Centrale de Paris and was a Research Fellow at the Center for Policy Alternatives of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Philippe currently serves as a director for Weight Watchers International (NYSE: WTW), Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LXRX), and was previously a director at Unwired Group (ASX: UNW).

Jamie Heywood, Chairman

Co-Founder and Chairman, PatientsLikeMe

An MIT-trained mechanical engineer, Jamie entered the field of translational medicine when his 29 year old brother Stephen was diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Jamie co-founded PatientsLikeMe to ensure patient outcomes become the primary driver of the medical care and discovery process. Jamie is also the founder and past CEO of the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), the world's first non-profit biotechnology company. During his tenure at ALS TDI, Jamie helped pioneer an open research model and industrialized therapeutic validation process that made ALS TDI the world's largest and most comprehensive ALS research program. Jamie has founded or co-founded three other health care companies: AOBiome, Genetic Networks, and Love Steve, and is an active member of a community of innovators working to bring dramatic improvements to the way we discover, develop and deliver effective health. Jamie and his brother were the subject of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jonathan Weiner's biography His Brother’s Keeper, and the documentary So Much So Fast.

Jun Wang, Director

Founder and CEO of iCarbonX

Dr. Wang co-founded Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) in 1999, which is now widely recognized as one of world’s premier research facilities committed to excellence in genome sciences. During this time, Dr. Wang managed three rounds of fundraising (about 1B$ in total), and acquired a U.S. public company, Complete Genomics. He was recognized with numerous awards and nominations, such as His Royal Highness Prince Foundation, and “Fortune’s 40 under 40” by Fortune Magazine (2013) and “Highly Cited Researchers 2015” by Thomson Reuters. Dr. Wang founded iCarbonX in 2015. He holds a bachelor’s degree in artificial intelligence and a Ph.D. in bioinformatics from Peking University.

Cindy Yang, Director

Partner and Chief Investment Officer of iCarbonX

Ms. Yang is the founder of Athenee Capital and is a Venture Partner at Qiming Ventures, a $3 billion USD venture capital fund. Ms. Yang has led and participated in landmark investment deals for a range of mobile, financial technology, social commerce, education and entertainment companies, including Xiaomi, Wacai, Mogujie, VIP abc and Hairun. Before that she spent a decade with Microsoft Corporation in the United States and China, managing technology and business development departments and the Asia Strategic Fund with government and research institutions. Ms. Yang holds advanced degrees from Peking University and the University of Washington.


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