Springboard Enterprises

Life Science Council

LIFE SCIENCE Council

Springboard’s Life Science Council is a well connected, highly respected group of experts across the world of biotech, pharma, medical devices and health IT who invest their “human capital” in Springboard and our pipeline of high-growth, women-led companies.

Members advise and support our annual life science industry initiatives by actively advocating on behalf of Springboard among peers and within the business community and by leveraging their expertise and network to provide connections, perspective, prestige and strategic input.

SUSAN ACKER-WALSH  CREO, INC.

SUSAN ACKER-WALSH
CREO, INC.

JAHANARA ALI  OCTANE LLC

JAHANARA ALI
OCTANE LLC

LETIZIA AMADINI-LANE  SANFORD BURNHAM PREBYS MEDICAL DISCOVERY INSTITUTE

LETIZIA AMADINI-LANE
SANFORD BURNHAM PREBYS MEDICAL DISCOVERY INSTITUTE

DEBRA APRUZZESE  AXIA11G CONSULTING GROUP, LLC

DEBRA APRUZZESE
AXIA11G CONSULTING GROUP, LLC

CAROL ASHE  NEW YORK GENOME CENTER

CAROL ASHE
NEW YORK GENOME CENTER

SHEILA BABNIS  COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

SHEILA BABNIS
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

FAZ BASHI  PORTFOLIA FEMTECH FUND

FAZ BASHI
PORTFOLIA FEMTECH FUND

KIAN BEYZAVI  KBEYZAVI & ASSOCIATES

KIAN BEYZAVI
KBEYZAVI & ASSOCIATES

JANICE BOURQUE  HERCULES TECHNOLOGY GROWTH CAPITAL

JANICE BOURQUE
HERCULES TECHNOLOGY GROWTH CAPITAL

RACHEL BRAUN SCHERL  SPARK SOLUTIONS FOR GROWTH

RACHEL BRAUN SCHERL
SPARK SOLUTIONS FOR GROWTH

LAURA BREGE  CERVANTES LIFE SCIENCE PARTNERS

LAURA BREGE
CERVANTES LIFE SCIENCE PARTNERS

CORINNE BRIGHT  TULAVI THERAPEUTICS

CORINNE BRIGHT
TULAVI THERAPEUTICS

ANDREA BRUELL  BIOGEN IDEC

ANDREA BRUELL
BIOGEN IDEC

JILL CARROLL  SR ONE

JILL CARROLL
SR ONE

VITA CASSESE  MARDON MANAGEMENT ADVISORS

VITA CASSESE
MARDON MANAGEMENT ADVISORS

FAITH CHARLES  THOMPSON HINE LLP

FAITH CHARLES
THOMPSON HINE LLP

TERRY CHASE  CELLTEX THERAPEUTICS CORPORATION

TERRY CHASE
CELLTEX THERAPEUTICS CORPORATION

PRAVIN CHATURVEDI  OCEANYX PHARMACEUTICALS

PRAVIN CHATURVEDI
OCEANYX PHARMACEUTICALS

MARTHA CONNOLLY  FORMERLY OF MTECH BALTIMORE, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

MARTHA CONNOLLY
FORMERLY OF MTECH BALTIMORE, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

PAMELA CONTAG, PhD  BIOECLIPSE THERAPEUTICS

PAMELA CONTAG, PhD
BIOECLIPSE THERAPEUTICS

ELLEN CORENSWET  COVINGTON & BURLING LLP

ELLEN CORENSWET
COVINGTON & BURLING LLP

MOLLY COYE  AVIA

MOLLY COYE
AVIA

SUZANNE CROSS  JOHNSON & JOHNSON

SUZANNE CROSS
JOHNSON & JOHNSON

LEENA DAS-YOUNG  GUARDANT HEALTH

LEENA DAS-YOUNG
GUARDANT HEALTH

AMY DAVIS  ELI LILLY & COMPANY

AMY DAVIS
ELI LILLY & COMPANY

TERESA DELUCA  NY LIFE SCIENCE VENTURE FUND

TERESA DELUCA
NY LIFE SCIENCE VENTURE FUND

RACHEL DESCENZA  AETNA

RACHEL DESCENZA
AETNA

ANN DEWITT  THE ENGINE

ANN DEWITT
THE ENGINE

KAREN DREXLER  SANDSTONE DIAGNOSTICS

KAREN DREXLER
SANDSTONE DIAGNOSTICS

SUZETTE DUTCH  TRIATHLON MEDICAL VENTURES

SUZETTE DUTCH
TRIATHLON MEDICAL VENTURES

JOAN FALLON  CUREMARK

JOAN FALLON
CUREMARK

STACY FELD  JOHNSON & JOHNSON

STACY FELD
JOHNSON & JOHNSON

KATHE P. FOX, PhD  INFORMATICS CONSULTANT

KATHE P. FOX, PhD
INFORMATICS CONSULTANT

MEGAN GATES  MINTZ LEVIN

MEGAN GATES
MINTZ LEVIN

PAMELA GOLDBERG  MEDICAL DEVICE INNOVATION CONSORTIUM

PAMELA GOLDBERG
MEDICAL DEVICE INNOVATION CONSORTIUM

JENNIFER FRIEL GOLDSTEIN  SILICON VALLEY BANK

JENNIFER FRIEL GOLDSTEIN
SILICON VALLEY BANK

CYNDI GREEN  PFIZER

CYNDI GREEN
PFIZER

JILL GRIFFITHS  GRIFFITHS COMMUNICATIONS

JILL GRIFFITHS
GRIFFITHS COMMUNICATIONS

ADELE GULFO  ROIVANT SCIENCES

ADELE GULFO
ROIVANT SCIENCES

JOSEPH GULFO  BREAKTHROUGH MEDICAL INNOVATIONS

JOSEPH GULFO
BREAKTHROUGH MEDICAL INNOVATIONS

LAURIE HALLORAN  HALLORAN CONSULTING GROUP

LAURIE HALLORAN
HALLORAN CONSULTING GROUP

ELMA HAWKINS  REDPIN THERAPEUTICS

ELMA HAWKINS
REDPIN THERAPEUTICS

JANE PRITCHETT HENDERSON  TURNSTONE BIOLOGICS

JANE PRITCHETT HENDERSON
TURNSTONE BIOLOGICS

LINDA HOGAN  LLH ASSOCIATES

LINDA HOGAN
LLH ASSOCIATES

MARY HOLLAND  FORMERLY OF MRI GLOBAL

MARY HOLLAND
FORMERLY OF MRI GLOBAL

CLAIRE HOUSTON  PULSAR VASCULAR CSH CONSULTING SERVICES

CLAIRE HOUSTON
PULSAR VASCULAR
CSH CONSULTING SERVICES

IRENE HRUSOVSKY  BELLE CAPITAL USA

IRENE HRUSOVSKY
BELLE CAPITAL USA

NAN HUTCHINSON  FORMER BOARD MEMBER, CYNAPSUS THERAPEUTICS

NAN HUTCHINSON
FORMER BOARD MEMBER, CYNAPSUS THERAPEUTICS

EVA JACK  MERSANA THERAPEUTICS

EVA JACK
MERSANA THERAPEUTICS

ELIZABETH JEFFORDS  ALKAHEST, INC.

ELIZABETH JEFFORDS
ALKAHEST, INC.

ANNALISA JENKINS  PLAQUETECH

ANNALISA JENKINS
PLAQUETECH

CHRIS JONES  UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT HEALTH NETWORK

CHRIS JONES
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT HEALTH NETWORK

KRISTI JONES  ASTRAZENECA/MEDIMMUNE

KRISTI JONES
ASTRAZENECA/MEDIMMUNE

VERONICA JORDAN  GOLDEN SEEDS

VERONICA JORDAN
GOLDEN SEEDS

SOFIJA JOVIC  LIFE SCIENCE EXECUTIVE & BOARD MEMBER

SOFIJA JOVIC
LIFE SCIENCE EXECUTIVE & BOARD MEMBER

ANJALI KATARIA  MYTONOMY, INC.

ANJALI KATARIA
MYTONOMY, INC.

NINA KJELLSON  CANAAN PARTNERS

NINA KJELLSON
CANAAN PARTNERS

THOMAS KLUZ  PROVIDENCE VENTURES

THOMAS KLUZ
PROVIDENCE VENTURES

JAC LEONARDI  ACTIVCORE

JAC LEONARDI
ACTIVCORE

KATE LIEBELT  DELOITTE

KATE LIEBELT
DELOITTE

LUCY LU  LIFE SCIENCE ANGELS

LUCY LU
LIFE SCIENCE ANGELS

ELLEN LUBMAN  BELLA BIOTECH ADVISORY

ELLEN LUBMAN
BELLA BIOTECH ADVISORY

REBECCA MACKINNON  5TH DIMENSION STRATEGIES LLC

REBECCA MACKINNON
5TH DIMENSION STRATEGIES LLC

ANGÈLE MAKI  ELI LILLY & CO.

ANGÈLE MAKI
ELI LILLY & CO.

STACIE MALLEN  FORMERLY OF ULTHERA

STACIE MALLEN
FORMERLY OF ULTHERA

ANNA MARONEY  ABBVIE

ANNA MARONEY
ABBVIE

SHARON MATES  INTRA-CELLULAR THERAPIES INC.

SHARON MATES
INTRA-CELLULAR THERAPIES INC.

SYLVIA MCBRINN  MCBRINN MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

SYLVIA MCBRINN
MCBRINN MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

IRENA MELNIKOVA  SVB   LEERINK

IRENA MELNIKOVA
SVB LEERINK

DAVID S. MEMEL  KLAIPEDA HEALTH

DAVID S. MEMEL
KLAIPEDA HEALTH

NANCY MILLER-RICH  FORMERLY OF MERCK & CO.

NANCY MILLER-RICH
FORMERLY OF MERCK & CO.

LESLIE MOLONY  BIODEALS, LLC

LESLIE MOLONY
BIODEALS, LLC

JULIE MURCHINSON  HEALTH EVOLUTION SUMMIT

JULIE MURCHINSON
HEALTH EVOLUTION SUMMIT

ANAHITA NAKHJIRI  MCKESSON VENTURES

ANAHITA NAKHJIRI
MCKESSON VENTURES

NINA NASHIF  GENERATION HEALTH

NINA NASHIF
GENERATION HEALTH

AZIN NEZAMI  VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS

AZIN NEZAMI
VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS

SARA NÚÑEZ-GARCÍA  ROIVANT SCIENCES

SARA NÚÑEZ-GARCÍA
ROIVANT SCIENCES

CATHERINE OYLER  JOHNSON & JOHNSON

CATHERINE OYLER
JOHNSON & JOHNSON

VALERIE PALMIERI  VERMILLION

VALERIE PALMIERI
VERMILLION

DORIS PETERKIN  ONCOPEP

DORIS PETERKIN
ONCOPEP

HEATHER PRESTON  PIVOTAL BIOVENTURES

HEATHER PRESTON
PIVOTAL BIOVENTURES

HELEN QUICK  LOCUST POINT CAPITAL

HELEN QUICK
LOCUST POINT CAPITAL

LEE RAUCH  COLUMBIA TECHNOLOGY VENTURES

LEE RAUCH
COLUMBIA TECHNOLOGY VENTURES

EIRY ROBERTS  NEUROCRINE BIOSCIENCES

EIRY ROBERTS
NEUROCRINE BIOSCIENCES

SUSAN ROHRER  FORMERLY OF MERCK & CO., INC.

SUSAN ROHRER
FORMERLY OF MERCK & CO., INC.

MARY ROZENMAN, PhD  AIMMUNE THERAPEUTICS

MARY ROZENMAN, PhD
AIMMUNE THERAPEUTICS

BARBARA RYAN  BARBARA RYAN ADVISORS

BARBARA RYAN
BARBARA RYAN ADVISORS

CORSEE SANDERS, PhD  CELGENE CORP

CORSEE SANDERS, PhD
CELGENE CORP

ADRIANN SAX  ORSENIX LLC

ADRIANN SAX
ORSENIX LLC

CATHERINE SAZDANOFF  STRATA ONCOLOGY

CATHERINE SAZDANOFF
STRATA ONCOLOGY

ANYA SCHIESS  HEALTHY VENTURES

ANYA SCHIESS
HEALTHY VENTURES

KAY SCHWICHTENBERG  CENTRAL LIFE SCIENCES

KAY SCHWICHTENBERG
CENTRAL LIFE SCIENCES

STACEY SELTZER  AISLING CAPITAL

STACEY SELTZER
AISLING CAPITAL

DEBANTI SENGUPTA  VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS

DEBANTI SENGUPTA
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS

RACHEL SHA  SANOFI

RACHEL SHA
SANOFI

NICK SHAH, PhD  DiCE MOLECULES

NICK SHAH, PhD
DiCE MOLECULES

AMITA SHUKLA  VITAMITA

AMITA SHUKLA
VITAMITA

SHWETA SINGH MANIAR  GOOGLE CLOUD

SHWETA SINGH MANIAR
GOOGLE CLOUD

CATHERINE SOHN  SOHN HEALTH STRATEGIES, LLC

CATHERINE SOHN
SOHN HEALTH STRATEGIES, LLC

KAREN SPILIZEWSKI  RIVERVEST VENTURE PARTNERS

KAREN SPILIZEWSKI
RIVERVEST VENTURE PARTNERS

LILIAN STERN  STERN INVESTOR RELATIONS

LILIAN STERN
STERN INVESTOR RELATIONS

DIANE SULLIVAN  FORMERLY OF ASTRAZENECA

DIANE SULLIVAN
FORMERLY OF ASTRAZENECA

ALISON TAUNTON-RIGBY  DIRECTOR & TRUSTEE, HEALTHCARE, LIFE SCIENCES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

ALISON TAUNTON-RIGBY
DIRECTOR & TRUSTEE, HEALTHCARE, LIFE SCIENCES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

DR. NICK VAN TERHEYDEN  BASEHEALTH, INC.

DR. NICK VAN TERHEYDEN
BASEHEALTH, INC.

MURIELLE THINARD-MCLANE  2PG

MURIELLE THINARD-MCLANE
2PG

JULIA VARSHAVSKY  CORCEPT THERAPEUTICS

JULIA VARSHAVSKY
CORCEPT THERAPEUTICS

ALAN WALKER  KANEKA AMERICAS INC.

ALAN WALKER
KANEKA AMERICAS INC.

NICOLE WALKER  BAIRD CAPITAL

NICOLE WALKER
BAIRD CAPITAL

TRACY WARREN  ASTARTE VENTURES

TRACY WARREN
ASTARTE VENTURES

YAEL WEISS  ULTRAGENYX

YAEL WEISS
ULTRAGENYX

PHYLLIS WHITELEY  WILDCAT VENTURE PARTNERS

PHYLLIS WHITELEY
WILDCAT VENTURE PARTNERS

DONNA WILLIAMSON  CERES VENTURE FUND

DONNA WILLIAMSON
CERES VENTURE FUND

YVONNE YAMANAKA  VENBIO PARTNERS

YVONNE YAMANAKA
VENBIO PARTNERS

DAVID ZHANG  MYOKARDIA

DAVID ZHANG
MYOKARDIA

ALEX ZISSON  H.I.G. CAPITAL

ALEX ZISSON
H.I.G. CAPITAL