Carolyn is currently an Alliance Manager at Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences), where she leads the strategy and execution of strategic partnerships. Previously, she held product management positions at Boston Scientific Neuromodulation and Stryker Neurovascular, where she moved medical devices through all stages of development, including their commercialization across global markets. Carolyn started her career as a biologist at Edwards Life Sciences.
Carolyn holds a BS in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from UC San Diego, and she earned an MS in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and an MBA from Duke's Fuqua School of Business. While pursuing her joint master’s degree, she partnered with three other students to co-found a neuromodulation start-up, Cerene Biomedics, which won the Duke Start-Up Challenge.
Carolyn now volunteers as a judge for the Duke Start-Up Challenge and is a member of Fuqua’s Health Care Alumni Advisory Board. Carolyn is also an Ironman triathlete.