Session Chair Profile

M.S., M.B.A, EIR, NanoDimension
Biography

In her current EIR role, Pratima Rao focuses on identifying passionate entrepreneurs and disruptive technologies that bring together high tech and life sciences. Most recently, she was COO and Co-founder of Genia Technologies, a nanopore based DNA sequencing company. Roche, a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, acquired Genia in June, 2014. Ms. Rao has over 25 years of operational experience in both semiconductor and life science companies, and has held various senior management positions at Maxim Integrated Products and Affymetrix. She is currently an Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) at the venture capital firm, NanoDimension, where she helps evaluate investment opportunities and identify new ventures. Previously, she was honored with the YWCA Silicon Valley Woman of the Year award and currently serves as a SPADA advisor at Stanford. Ms. Rao holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from MIT and an MBA from Stanford.

Session Abstract – PMWC 2018 Silicon Valley

The successful Company Competition Track has been accompanying the Annual Personalized Medicine World Conference since 2010 with the goal to assist developing and emerging startup companies in Diagnostics, Therapeutics, and Health Tech, to increase their visibility, provide them with a platform to present to a group of leading investors, as well as to potential clients and partners so they can succeed on their path forward.

Confirmed Selected Companies:

The successful Company Competition Track has been accompanying the Annual Personalized Medicine World Conference since 2010 with the goal to assist developing and emerging startup companies in Diagnostics, Therapeutics, and Health Tech, to increase their visibility, provide them with a platform to present to a group of leading investors, as well as to potential clients and partners so they can succeed on their path forward. Confirmed Selected Companies:

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