April 15, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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UCSF Entrepreneurship Speakers Series: Blazing the Precision Medicine Trail: Genomic Health’s Journey with Kim Popovits, Chairman of the Board, CEO & President. Genomic Health was in personalized medicine before the term was invented. Started from a business plan written in the year 2000, the company has been a trailblazer in genomic-based diagnostics. Kim will describe the company’s path from its visionary founder’s idea to a public company with a market capitalization of over $800MM. Kim became President and Chief Operating Officer in 2002, joining from Genentech where she served as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales. At Genentech, she led the successful commercialization of 14 new therapies, including Herceptin. She will share the story of Genomic Health.
Refreshments and networking.