If you haven’t yet heard of Elizabeth Holmes, you soon will. She is the founder and CEO of Theranos, a Silicon Valley company with a $9 billion valuation that has developed an inexpensive, comprehensive blood test using a simple pinprick. At age 31, she owns more than half of the company, making her America’s youngest female self-made billionaire.
While revolutionizing consumer technology is formidable, Holmes believes her company will actually save lives. Her diagnostic lab test upstart is aiming to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and to help grow it by another $125 billion. Holmes believes that providing faster, more convenient, and less expensive access to lab tests will transform preventive medicine. Read More>>