Angela Bakker Lee joined SomaLogic in 2020 as Executive Vice President of Healthcare Strategy. She brings decades of experience in strategy and leading teams to successfully commercialize new digital technologies built on advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.
Dr. Bakker Lee most recently served as Chief Strategy Officer for Quid, an AI text analytics platform provider, where she led global and strategic partnerships for clients such as Novartis and Walmart. Prior to Quid, she led IBM’s Global Business Services Healthcare for North America where she played a critical role advising on the launch of Watson Health, IBM’s first AI-focused business unit, including the business case, due diligence and integration efforts surrounding the acquisition of Truven Health Analytics. She also led IBM’s partnership with Apple to create mobile apps for healthcare clients to improve outcomes, reduce costs and enhance the interactive patient-provider experience. Prior to IBM, she spent 15 years with ZS Associates, a management consulting firm specializing in commercial strategy and sales and marketing operations, where she held a variety of leadership roles serving clients in both life sciences and healthcare.
Dr. Bakker Lee began her career in healthcare at Molecular Applications Group, a bioinformatics company in the Bay Area, after receiving a doctorate in immunology as a Marshall Scholar in the UK. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University.