Dr. Jill Hagenkord joined 23andMe in 2014 and serves as chief medical officer, where she is responsible for all medical affairs activities serving as the company liaison to physician, medical, genetics and research industry groups. Jill also oversees laboratory, shipping and fulfillment operations for the company.
Previously, Jill served as senior vice president of medical strategy for InVitae Corporation, a genetics information company, where her role included serving as medical director, contributing to corporate strategy, acting as commercial liaison, and leading the company’s physician education programs.
Jill is a board-certified molecular genetic pathologist. Prior to joining Invitae, she served as chief medical officer and senior vice president at Complete Genomics, Inc. Her other prior experiences include founder and chief medical officer for iKaryos Diagnostics, associate professor of pathology at Creighton University School of Medicine, director of molecular pathology and clinical genomics at Creighton Medical Laboratories, and pathologist at Deltagen, Inc. Jill received her M.D. from Stanford University School of Medicine in 1999, did her residency training in pathology at the University of California at San Francisco and the University of Iowa, and completed fellowships in pathology/oncology informatics and molecular genetic pathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.