MSc Health Economics
London School of Economics - London, United Kingdom

Imperial College London - London, United Kingdom

BSc Management Information Systems
Excelsior College - Albany, NY, United States

Professional Experience

CardieX - San Francisco, CA
Chief Strategy Officer - 09/2022 to Present
CardieX is a medical device company that pioneered the ability to measure arterial stiffness biomarkers . I lead and support go-to-market and partnership efforts for CardieX's ATCOR and CONNEQT families of solutions designed to improve health outcomes with with our suite of connected solutions.

Blumio, Inc - San Francisco, CA
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer - 02/2016 to 09/2022
Blumio is a medical device company developing a wearable blood pressure sensor to improve monitoring, diagnosis, and management of heart disease. I co-founded the company, worked collaboratively with the board to formulate the business and product strategy, and led a team to develop a wearable blood pressure sensor.

Blumio was acquired by CardieX in September 2022.

Riverbed Technology- San Francisco, CA
Senior Director, Platform Marketing - 04/2014 to 02/2016
Riverbed provides a suite of hardware and software tools to increase the speed of data transmission across networks and improve the performance of enterprise applications. I led a team of 6 content strategists, technical analysts, and marketing managers supporting go-to-market and demand-generation strategies for Riverbed’s suite of 3 product families generating $1 billion in annual revenue.

Tradeshift, Inc - San Francisco, CA
Head of Sales Engineering - 03/2013 to 03/2014
Tradeshift is a SaaS platform enabling e-invoicing and accounts payable automation while providing supplier financing and B2B marketplaces connecting enterprises with their suppliers. I built a team of sales engineers serving as customer technical liaisons during the sales cycle.

Cisco Systems, Inc - San Jose, CA & London, UK
Business Development Manager - 09/2010 to 10/2011
Technical Solutions Architect - 04/2008 - 08/2010
Consulting Systems Engineer - 01/2005 - 03/2008

Cisco develops, manufactures, and sells networking hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products. I held three roles in Cisco technical sales and go-to-market departments, each with increasing seniority and responsibility. My area of expertise included Cisco’s server virtualization, cloud computing, application acceleration, and load-balancing products.

World Health Organization - Geneva, Switzerland
Technical Officer, Security, Web, and Architecture - 02/2003 to 05/2004
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. I was part of the team responsible for the operations of WHO’s public website ( During the SARS epidemic in 2003, my team ensured that WHO’s web infrastructure successfully scaled to support a 2,000% increase in web traffic to serve over 14 million visits per day.

Various dotcom startups - SF Bay Area, CA
BrightStreet (acquired by E-Centives), 2000 – 2002; Zadu, 1999 – 2000; PictureTalk, 1998

Selected Publications, Presentations, and Lectures

“Ripple Effect - Unlocking New Applications and Innovations for Radar through Industry Standardization,” panelist, Sensor Converge Conference - San Jose, CA, 06/2022

“Women in Sensors & Electronic Engineering - Leading the Tech Revolution,” panelist , Sensor Converge Conference - San Jose, CA, 06/2022

“No Such Thing As Minimum Viable Medical Device,” conference presentation, IEEE Women In Engineering Conference - San Diego, CA, 06/2022

“Addressing the Importance of Women's Health and Advancements in Research and Innovation,” invited speaker, HealthyWomen Annual Event - Washington, DC, 03/2022

“The Incredible Rise of Wearables,” panelist, Fierce Medtech Innovation Week 2021 Conference - Virtual, 04/2021

“Future of Health: Precise, Contextual, Accessible,” keynote address, Infineon Oktobertech Conference - Mountain View, CA, 09/2019

“The Evolution of Traditional Medical Devices Industry,” panel moderator, MedCity Invest Conference - Chicago, IL, 04/2019

“Pricing Strategy: Unlock Your Product’s Value,” lecture, General Assembly - San Francisco, CA, 03/2016

“Consumer Behavior & the Decision-Making Process,” lecture, General Assembly - San Francisco, CA, 02/2016

“The Evolution and Dynamics of the Mobile App Economy,” book, Amazon Kindle Store - 03/15