The Pulse Celebrates The Following Women June 13 - June 17

WITI News Staff

June 21, 2022

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This week we celebrate the following women:

The Women of Silicon Valley
excerpts from Pulse of the Valley, June 13 �" June 17

Fundings To Women
Kimiloluwa Fafowora CEO of Gander received first funding of $4.2M. Gander makes it simple for eCommerce websites to integrate high-quality user generated content from shoppers.
Sindhu Joseph CEO & founder of CogniCor received an undisclosed amount with total capital raised of 1M. Cognicor uses AI solutions to accelerate productivity for financial services companies.

Women on the Move
Jennifer Biry joined the team McAfee as CFO.
Faye Feller joined the team at Geron as Chief Medical Officer.
Maile Lesica joined the team at Fellow as Chief Commercial Officer.
Nimisha Srivastava joined the team at Twist Bioscience as SVP R&D.
Tracey Mullen joined the team at Twist Bioscience as SVP Operations.
Danielle Weinblatt moved from Entelo to Taulia as Chief Product Officer.
Regan Cain joined the team at Weights & Biases as Chief People Officer.
Andrea Pirzkall joined the team at Asher Bio as Chief Medical Officer.
Karthika Purushothaman joined the team at Gander as VP, Engineering.
Connie Chung joined the team at Fortanix as VP Legal.

Women on Boards
Wendy Dixon, CMO of Bristol-Myers Squibb joined the board at Iovance Biotherapeutics.
Anita Lynch Chief Data Officer of New Relic joined the board at Infogain.
Katie Stanton Founding Partner of Moxxie Ventures joined the board at Yahoo!.
Cynthia Marshall CEO of Dallas Mavericks joined the board at Yahoo!.
Magdalena Yesil Executive Chairman of Informed.IQ joined the board at Plume.

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