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Charity Dean

Charity Dean is the CEO of The Public Health Company, a new venture aiming to deliver biosecurity as a service.

“Once you know the truth, you can’t unknow the truth. The kind of capability that needed to exist in the world, government couldn’t build it.”

— Charity Dean
Featured in these episodes:
Charity Dean, guest
May 5, 2022

Charity Dean was one of the first public health officials to set the alarm on COVID. When she searched for a tool to forecast future bio threats, she realized that it didn’t exist yet. So she co-founded the Public Health Company, where she uses lessons from her government experiences, but without the same rules or limits. She speaks with Bob Safian about why all companies must be public health companies.

Charity Dean, cameo
May 24, 2022

If you’re launching a moonshot, success depends on how you manage the trajectory of risk. When Stéphane Bancel became Moderna’s first CEO, the biotech start-up was chasing a way-out idea many experts thought was impossible. Stéphane built a culture of calculated risk-taking to create a platform for extraordinary leaps — one that enabled life-saving mRNA vaccines when Covid-19 struck.