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Lily Sarafan is the Founder and former CEO of Home Care Assistance (HCA), where she has led the company from startup to sector leader with 10,000 employees. HCA is the largest premium provider of in-home care for seniors in North America. Lily is also a board member and investor with innovative companies and venture funds, serving as a board director at Thumbtack and at Counsyl through its acquisition by Myriad Genetics.
Lily serves on the Stanford University Board of Trustees, the Freeman Spogli Institute Council, the Stanford Undergraduate Cabinet, and the Stanford Life Sciences Council. She is also Founding Partner of Project BIG: The Stanford Brain Immune Gut Initiative. An appointee to the California Governor's Alzheimer's Task Force, Lily serves in various other leadership roles to advance economic development, civic engagement, and precision health.
Lily is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. She has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Women Health Care Executives Woman of the Year, and a Fortune 40 Under 40. Lily holds an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Society from Stanford University.