The Pulse Celebrates The Following Women December 10 - 16

WITI News Staff

December 17, 2022

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This week we celebrate these women making their mark in Silicon Valley.

The Women of Silicon Valley
excerpts from Pulse of the Valley, December 10 - 16

Investments in Women-Led Companies

Women-led companies (5) received $70M (11%) of the $634MB in total investments for the week.
Click on any person or company name to see details, including LinkedIn and website.

Linda Hand, CEO of Prealize Health, closed a $7.3M Series B with $35.4M in total capital.
Prealize marries state-of-the-art AI-enabled data science with "next-best action" health insights and is committed to transforming healthcare from reactive to proactive, reducing healthcare costs and enabling more people to live healthier lives.

Yinglian Xie,, CEO and Co-Founder of DataVisor, closed a $40M Series Unknown with $94.5M in total capital.
DataVisor is a leading AI-Powered fraud and risk management platform that enables organizations to respond to fast-evolving cyber attacks and mitigate risks as they happen in real time.

Lauren Dunford,, CEO & Co-Founder of Guidewheel, closed a $9M Series A with $30M in total capital.
Guidewheel is the leading FactoryOps platform with plug-and-play technology that empowers any factory to reach sustainable peak performance.

Lana Feng,, CEO & Co-Founder of, closed an undisclosed amount Series Unknown with $11.9M in total capital.
Huma AI is a self-service business intelligence platform that is transforming the healthcare industry through AI-driven knowledge automation - just ask questions of your data and instantly get answers.

Osahon Ojeaga,, CEO & Co-Founder of Aja Labs, closed a $2.5M Seed in the company's first outside funding.
Aja Labs is a biotechnology company that produces biodegradable fiber intended to eliminate the usage of plastic-based fiber starting with fiber that looks and feels like human hair, eliminating the need for chemical-heavy synthetics or human hair in the production of hair extensions.

Women on the Move
Lynn Seely moved from Myovant Sciences to Lyell Immunopharma as CEO/President this month.
Jessica Andrews joined the team at Copper as VP Marketing this month.
Deirdre Findlay moved from Stitch Fix to McAfee as CMO this month.
Lori Jiménez joined the team at WorkRamp as Chief Revenue Officer this month.
Shannon Scheiwiller has joined the team at Kami Vision as SVP Marketing this month.
Barbara Rogan moved from NeoPhotonics to Moloco as General Counsel this month.

Women Joining Boards of Directors
Laura Berner COO of TrexBio has joined the board at Bolt Biotherapeutics this month.
Karen Drexler Chairman of Sandstone Diagnostics has joined the board at this month.

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