Vanessa Mason is working to design healthier health care.
A product design and marketing strategist, she advises startups, government agencies, and nonprofits by uniting design thinking and public health approaches to improve health outcomes.
Previously, Vanessa led product development and marketing for ZeroDivide’s eHealth portfolio, fostered talent acquisition and investment opportunities through XX in Health, a leadership initiative for female digital health entrepreneurs and healthcare executives at Rock Health, a digital health incubator, and conducted market analysis and competitive intelligence assessments for product commercialization for pharmaceutical and biotech companies at C1 Consulting.
The holder of a BA from Yale University and a MPH from Columbia University, Vanessa was an early employee of a nonprofit startup providing educational programs for refugee youth, where she led program development and strategic planning. She has facilitated strategic partnerships and organizational development for projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health, led global health capacity-building efforts in Mozambique, Argentina and Brazil, and supported mobile health product development for projects in West and East Africa.