Heather leads partnering and commercial strategy at Qognit. Previously, she was a business strategy consultant for biotech startups and worked on deal negotiations and commercial strategy for early pipeline molecules and machine learning software.
She spent 7 years at Genentech and Roche in commercial, strategy and business development. While she was there, she led the pricing and access strategy for the Alecensa 1L drug launch. She holds a BA in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a PhD in Genetics from Stanford University School of Medicine.