A team of innovators at the intersection of health and tech.
We’re engineers, data scientists, medical experts, and business leaders building a world where tech powers better health.

TEamAshley Finch,
Ashley is an experienced operator with a mix of big tech and start-up expertise. She led operations for Meta’s Business Messaging division and managed critical strategic initiatives for Meta's C-suite (reporting to Meta COO). Prior to Meta, she ran all business functions at Lean In and consulted F500 companies at McKinsey & Co. She earned her MBA from Wharton and her BA from UC Berkeley.

TEam & BoardAndreas Melder,
Co-founder, Sales & Bus Dev
Andreas is a senior executive for marketing and business development with experience in startup exits including IPOs for Tripath, Microtune, Intellon (later acquired by Atheros and Qualcomm), and Broadcom (through the Gigle Networks acquisition).

TEamDr. Irene Cuevas,
Chief Scientist
Irene is a senior clinical embryologist certified by ASEBIR and ESHRE with 20 years of experience. She is the Director of the Embryology Laboratory of the Hospital General Universitario of Valencia, and she holds a PhD in obstetrics and gynecology.

TEam & BoardJC Riveiro,
JC was the co-founder and CEO of Vilynx AI (acquired by Apple), the co-founder and CEO of Gigle Networks (acquired by Broadcom), and the CTO at DS2 Semiconductors (acquired by Marvell). He holds more than 100 patents in AI/ML, signal processing, and data science.

BoardAmy Jo Martin,
Board Member
The bestselling author of Renegades Write the Rules and founder of Renegade Global, Amy Jo has guided brands such as Hilton Worldwide, Nike, and Dell Technologies. As a proud mom of a healthy micro preemie, Amy Jo is passionate about accelerating innovation for women’s health.

John J. Joyce,
Finance, Legal & Admin
John was the CEO and President of Ambient Corporation, a NASDAQ listed company sold to Ericsson in 2014. He has extensive experience in business development, financial risk management, and early stage companies.

TEam & BoardLiya Sharif,
Co-Founder and Board
Liya is a marketing executive and business strategist with 20+ years of experience, most recently as vice president of marketing and brand at Qualcomm. Liya’s passion for the advancement of women and diversity inspired her to join Cercle and its mission for better health outcomes.

Lucy Huang,
Lucy is a leader in product management and go-to-market strategy with 25 years of experience in technology and consumer businesses. She previously held senior positions at Verizon, Efficient Networks, Texas Instruments, and Impact Ventures.

TEamDr. Marvin Nayan,
Principal Scientist
Marvin Nayan is a molecular biologist interested in using precision medicine and AI to improve the human condition. Marvin earned his PhD in Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and lives in Cambridge, MA.

Jodi Shelton,
Board Member
Jodi is a tech pioneer who launched Shelton Group and the Global Semiconductor Alliance in 1994. She is an active philanthropic leader, contributing to charitable and civic projects including Girls Inc., Jonathan’s Place, Habitat for Humanity, BuildOn, and Hope for Haiti.

Michael Stich,
Board Member
Michael is a partner at CourtAvenue, where he works with clients such as Kia, Epson, and General Mills. Previously, he was the WPP Global Client Leader for Dell Technologies. He is a happy husband and father of four, and loves to play guitar in rock cover bands and at church.

David Stern,
Board Member
David Stern has over 30 years of women’s health experience and has devoted the majority of his career to the fertility industry. He has held executive leadership positions and built successful teams while launching numerous products in pharmaceutical and biotech markets world-wide. Currently, David serves as the CEO of Boston IVF, one the largest IVF center networks in the United States.

Meet the Medical Advisors

Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh, MDFertility Specialist and Reproductive Endocrinologist
The Egg Whisperer

Eduardo Hariton, MD, MBAReproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Physician
US Fertility

Joaquim TriasCEO

Dr. Julia Riddle, MDReproductive Psychiatrist and Researcher
UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders

Matthew “Tex” VerMilyea, PhD, HCLD/CC  Vice President of Scientific Advancement
Ovation Fertility

Meredith Provost, MD, PHD Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Physician
Indiana Fertility Institute

Dr. Mitchell Rosen, MDReproductive endocrinologist; Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences; Director of the UCSF Fertility Preservation Program

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