Michele has worked primarily in the healthcare field across biotech and diagnostics companies. She is currently at Genomic Health in a Global Strategy role and serves as the program Core Team Leader for their prostate cancer test. Previously she was at Genentech/Roche where she was the US Commercial Leader for new therapeutics in global development for lymphoma and leukemia. During her time there, she was also a product manager for a biologic to treat severe asthma and a market planner during its launch. Across these roles Michele has honed skills in strategic planning, launch preparations, and developing and executing tactics related to thought leader engagement, health economics, medical education, lifecycle management, market research, forecasting and performance tracking.
Earlier in her career, she worked for several years as a strategy consultant at Arthur D. Little in the chemicals and life sciences arena. She graduated with a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Outside of work, Michele volunteers as an advisor for local nonprofits in the area of education and youth development. She is currently a Board Executive Member for Youth Speaks, an organization that promotes literacy and creative expression among youth to drive social change. Prior to that, she served on the Board for The Future Leaders Institute (FLI), which provides a high school program on civic leadership and social entrepreneurship. She lives in San Francisco, and takes advantage of the great food and wine, and live music in the city. During her time off, she enjoys traveling internationally and is always looking for a good recommendation for a new place to explore.