The Pulse Celebrates The Following Women June Week 4

WITI News Staff

June 26, 2022

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This week we celebrate the following women:

The Women of Silicon Valley
excerpts from Pulse of the Valley, June Week 4



Fundings to Women-Led Companies
Purva Gupta, CEO and cofounder of Lily AI, eceived a $23.8M funding with $38.8M in total capital. Lily AI is the customer intent platform built to power the present and future of e-commerce.
Alexa Grabell, CEO and cofounder of Pocus, received a $23M Series A funding with $26.5M in total capital. Pocus is the first Product-Led Sales platform that turns product data into revenue.
Ashley Dombkowski, CEO and cofounder of Alladapt Immunotherapeutics, was funded for 119M with total capital raised of 182M. Alladapt Immunotherapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing prescription therapeutics for food allergies.

Women on the Move
Nina Qi moved from Voyage to VSCO as VP, Finance & Strategy.
Kelly Murdock joined the team at Eppo as Head of People.
Joan Jenkins joined the team at Blueshift as CMO.
Renata Naoumov moved from Heartflow to Electric Hydrogen Co. as Chief People Officer .
Lori Sundberg moved from Western Digital to Quanergy Systems as Chief Human Resources Officer.
Kathy Chen joined the team at Ulu Ventures as Partner.
Nancy Torres joined the team at Ulu Ventures as Partner.
Lorena Scott joined the team at Algolia as Chief People Officer.
Melinda Chung joined the team at VSCO as VP Marketing.
Ruth Ann Keene moved from Unity Software to Autodesk as Chief Legal Officer.
Jennifer Giroux joined the team at Choix as CMO.

Women Joining Boards of Directors
Vanessa Small, Head of Biologics Operations of Cue Health has joined the board at How Women Lead.
Laura Hamill, EVP Commercial Operations of Gilead Sciences has joined the board at Unchained Labs.


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