Kristine Mechem, PhD

Kristine Mechem, PhD

Kristine Mechem, PhD

Vice President, Health Advances

Kristine has over 15 years of Life Science industry experience that spans diagnostics, medical devices, and therapeutics. She has held positions in market planning, business analytics, marketing, and business development.

Work Experience

Most recently, Kristine spent four years at a small cap oncology molecular diagnostic company where she led marketing and planning. During that time, she helped to take the company public, led the portfolio management and corporate planning efforts, and developed the commercial plan for their launch. She led the team that was responsible for the full range of commercial activities including: product development requirements, pricing strategy, market access strategy, salesforce sizing and customer service.

In addition to her oncology experience, Kristine has worked in metabolics, with positions at Genentech and Abbott, and in maternal health (early stage molecular diagnostic company). During her career she has been on five product launch teams with responsibilities for launch planning and KPI tracking.

Prior to her Life Science career, Kristine spent 15 years in commercial positions in high tech.


Kristine has a PhD from the University of Chicago and has completed the Executive Program in Strategy and Organization from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is also an active member of Women in Bio.

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