Mentors

Lisa Alderson

Serial Entrepreneur and Technology Innovator, InVitae

Lisa has 20 years experience building technology, media and consumer Internet businesses. Having founded her first company at the age of 19, she has now been involved with seven early-stage ventures. Lisa is the former CEO and President of CrossLoop, Inc., a marketplace for technical services. Prior to that, she was part of the start-up team at Genomic Health, Inc., President of Cinema Circle, Inc., and a former Manager of Strategic Planning at The Walt Disney Company.  Currently Lisa is a founding team member of Invitae, a biotech startup which has raised $87 million from investors, including Thomas, McNerney & Partners, Genomic Health, Inc. and others. 

Lisa is also an active angel investor, board member and advisor with a track record of creating, funding and managing high-growth ventures. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School.