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Anne Wojcicki

Anne Wojcicki is the co-founder and CEO of the personal genomics company 23andMe. She is also a co-founder of the Breakthrough Prize, in Life Sciences a $3m award given to researchers who have made discoveries that extend human life.

“The only way we will ever understand the human genome – the only way we will all collectively benefit from the human genome – is if we trust”

— Anne Wojcicki
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Anne Wojcicki, guest
August 1, 2019

When Anne Wojcicki co-founded 23andMe, she carved out a brand-new space in personal health — helping people become experts on their bodies right down to the DNA level. Then the federal regulators came calling. But instead of trying to outwit, sneak past or straight-up fight the FDA in the name of moving fast, Wojcicki made the call to work with regulators directly and collaboratively. Hear how (and why) she embraced red tape. Cameo appearance: Daniel Ek of Spotify.

Anne Wojcicki, cameo
January 24, 2023

For entrepreneurs and business leaders, the path to success is littered with traps. In this special episode of Masters of Scale, we go into the trenches with leaders from Google, Uber, LinkedIn, and more for inside stories on how to identify, decode, and surmount unexpected pitfalls — from organizational jams to overcommunication, from bloated meetings to bungled succession planning. Learn how to get out of, and avoid, these traps, for yourself and the entire organization.