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Lily Sarafan is President and CEO of Home Care Assistance (HCA), where she has led the company from startup to sector leader with more than 7,000 employees across 170 markets. HCA is consistently recognized as a best-in-class consumer service, and Lily as a featured expert on innovation in healthcare and the future of aging at at the White House and global conferences.
Lily is also a board member, investor and advisor for innovative companies, serving as a board director for Thumbtack, Entefy, and Counsyl through its sale to Myriad Genetics (NASDAQ:MYGN). Her board service extends to high-impact nonprofits including the Stanford Alumni Association, the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Affairs, the BerkeleyHaas Center for Innovation Economies and the Women's Alzheimer's Movement. She is Founding Partner of Project BIG: The Stanford Brain Immune Gut Initiative, and serves in leadership roles to advance global economic development, diaspora civic engagement, and precision health.
Lily holds an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering and B.S. in Science Technology and Society from Stanford University, where she was Eben Tisdale Fellow and Class President. She has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Women Health Care Executives Woman of the Year, and a Silicon Valley 40 Under 40. Lily is a Member of Young Presidents' Organization, a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.