Lisa Andrade joins NeuroPace with over 25 years of experience in both large and early-stage medtech, software and technology companies. Currently, Ms. Andrade is CEO of M33, an executive coaching and leadership development firm, which she founded in 2018. Prior to founding M33, she served as Chief Marketing Officer at St. Jude Medical, a global medical device company, which was acquired by Abbott in 2017. Ms. Andrade has held numerous executive leadership positions in engineering, research, product development, strategy, product management, marketing, healthcare economics and sales. She has been instrumental in the development and commercialization of numerous innovative medical devices and software products in the healthcare market and has been awarded multiple patents. Lisa received her B.S. in biomedical and electrical engineering and an M.S. in biomedical engineering from Duke University as well as an MBA from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Rakhi Kumar has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2021. Ms. Kumar serves as Chief Accounting Officer of Roivant Sciences. Ms. Kumar joined Roivant in September 2015, and previously served as Vice President, Finance and External Reporting. Prior to joining Roivant, Ms. Kumar was responsible for external reporting, corporate and technical accounting at The Medicines Company from 2013 to 2015. Earlier in her career, Ms. Kumar was in the assurance services at Ernst and Young. Ms. Kumar is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Professional Accountant in Ontario, Canada. She received her M.S. in Accounting and Taxation from the University of Hartford. We believe Ms. Kumar is qualified to serve on our board of directors based on her extensive leadership and life sciences industry experience.