Rhonda Shrader

Advisory Board Chair of Innovation

Rhonda Shrader is the Executive Director of the Bay Area Node for NSF I-Corps as well as the Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship Program.  As an entrepreneur, she was an early team member of MIT spinout Organogenesis, one of the first publicly traded regenerative medicine companies.  She has founded or was an early stage team member of startups in biotech, behavioral health, non-profit, retail and AI. She served as a long-time mentor for UCSF’s Idea to IPO course, is an active advisor for NASA spinoff BrainAid, and recently led the winning teams for both the Health Tech Forum Codeathon and the San Francisco MedHack 2.0 Hackathon. She earned an undergraduate degree in neuropsychology and premedical studies from Harvard and an MBA from Berkeley-Haas.

In the video below, Rhonda speaks about innovation and entrepreneurship.