Startup SIG: Featuring Mari Baker, Founding CEO, Navigenics



  • The Monthly Meeting of the Startup SIG

    Presenter: Mari Baker, Founding CEO, Navigenics

    Navigenics offers personalized, preventive health and wellness services to its members. Navigenics' flagship service provides members with knowledge of their genetic predispositions and encourages them to act on the information to prevent the onset of disease, achieve earlier diagnosis, appropriately manage disease, or otherwise lessen its impact.

    Ms. Baker was most recently an Executive-in-Residence at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, which she joined in 2006. Prior to that, she was President of BabyCenter, LLC, a Johnson & Johnson company. Under her leadership, BabyCenter became the world's leading Web site for new and expectant parents, winning numerous online health awards and expanding significantly offline and internationally.

    Prior to her tenure with BabyCenter and Johnson & Johnson, she was a Senior Vice President at Intuit, Inc., which she joined in 1989 as product manager for Quicken. Ms. Baker led the growth of Quicken into the No. 1 personal finance product in the world, along with international expansion and the launch of Ms. Baker also held executive or product management positions at Now Software, Migent Software and E.F. Hutton.

    Ms. Baker attended Stanford University, graduating with degrees in economics and sociology. She served on the Board of Trustees of Stanford University from 1996 to 2003, including oversight of the Stanford Medical Center, and continues to serve as a Trustee Emeritus. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Cozi Group and is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization.


    1100 Marsh Rd.
    Menlo Park, CA 94025


    6:30pm-7:00pm - registration
    7:00pm-8:30pm - presentation



    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members
    No charge for SDForum members
    Seating is limited


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