2019 Pinnacle Awards Nominees by Category


Individual in Life Sciences
 

Katherine Atkinson | Epic Sciences | Chief Commercial Officer         

Denise Bevers | KindredBio | Co-Founder, President & COO

Kara Bortone | Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS | Senior Director, Sourcing & Portfolio Management

Julie Collens | Vivid Genomics | CEO & Founder

Athena Countouriotis | Turning Point Therapeutics | CEO

Andria Del Tredici | Millennium Health | Senior Director of Translational Genetics

Dana DiFerdinando | ResMed | Vice President, Advanced Analytics

Lawrence Fourgeaud | Janssen R&D | Senior Scientist, Neuroscience       

Diane Goostree | Alastin Skincare | President & CEO 

Sheila Gujrathi | Gossamer Bio | President & CEO      

Lauren Howard | San Diego Zoo Safari Park | Associate Director of Veterinary Services 

Nadine Lamberski | San Diego Zoo Global | Chief Animal Health Officer    

Kim Lim | Ultimate Labs | CEO     

Lindsay Mateo | Tempus | Head of Commercial Operations   

Gail Naughton | Histogen | CSO, CBDO & Founder

Deborah Nguyen | Cellular Approaches | Vice President, Research 

Mary Nguyen | Neox Clinical Research | Business Development Manager 

Amara Siva | Millennium Health | Vice President, Laboratory Operations

Jennie Starr | BioForm Solutions | Director of Marketing

Lindsay Stocks | Millennium Health | Software Development Manager

Steffanie Strathdee | UCSD School of Medicine | Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences, Harold Simon Professor, Co-Director, Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics (IPATH)

Claire Weston | Reveal Biosciences | Founder & CEO

Nicole Wissemann | Bionano Genomics | Contingent Talent Acquisition & HR Business Partner

 Individual in Technology 

Theresa Alesso | Sony Electronics | President of Imaging Products & Solutions Professional Division        

Alex Balazs | Intuit | Senior Vice President, Chief Architect    

Jennifer Benedict | Managed Solution | Enterprise Account Executive        

Kimbra Brookstein | Intuit | Senior Program Manager, Tech Women @ Intuit         

Jaclyn Carter | Oracle | Senior Manager, North America Applications Consulting Services         

Rashmi Char | Qualcomm | Vice President, Engineering        

Jaye Connolly-LaBelle | RippleNami | Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 

Nagin Cox | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Deputy Team Chief for Mars 2020 Rover Engineering Operations Team      

Naomi Fortner | Intuit | Product Development Manager           

Mary Gendron | Qualcomm | Senior Vice President & CIO     

Michele Gorostiza | Intuit | Director, Productivity & Quality     

Angela Guzman | General Atomics Aeronautical Systems | Program Manager, Quick Reaction Capabilities  

Andrea Hogan | Qualcomm | Senior Director, Marketing, North America and Australia    

Anita Jones-Mueller | Healthy Dining | President & Founder  

Alicia Kanbar | Oracle | Internal Talent Advisor 

Bridget Kimball | Intuit Consumer Group | Vice President, Fellow & Chief Architect          

Rocio Montes | Intuit | Staff Software Engineer

Jennifer Nemeth | General Atomics Aeronautical Systems | Mechanical Engineering Manager, Depot Repair & Overhaul Processing Center

Michelle Nikulshin | Intuit | Director, Information Security        

Mia Nunes-Baker | Oracle | Principal Sales Consultant/Enterprise Cloud Architect

Johanna Robinson | Fōkcus | COO         

Parul Seth | Intuit | Senior Software Engineer

Lorelyn Shannon | Fōkcus | CTO 

Jessica Shinn | Qualcomm | Information Security & Risk Management       

Elizabeth Simmons | Sony PlayStation |  Senior Manager, Business Operations   

Beth Smits | Intuit | Vice President, Customer Success -- Consumer Group

Joseph Stockunas | Nordson Corporation | Executive Vice President

Maya Wasserman | Sony Electronics | Senior Marketing Manager, Home Entertainment & Sound           

Caroline Winn | SDG&E | Chief Operating Officer        

Individual in Service 

Alysse Cooper | ICE | President   

Becky Deller | IT Girls | Co-Founder       

Vidya Dinamani | Ad Astra Ventures | Co-Founder

DeLinda Forsythe | ICE | CEO & Founder

Pamela Gardner | Biotech Vendor Services | Founder & CEO

Kristen Janis | Ernst & Young LLP | Managing Director 

Linda Kurokawa | Technology Career Institute, MiraCosta College | Executive Director   

Allison Long Pettine | Ad Astra Ventures | Co-Founder

Stephanie MacLeod | JLL | Life Science Operations Director 

Debra Rosen | North San Diego Business Chamber | President & CEO      

Angela Ryan | Ware Malcomb | Studio Manager, Interior Architecture & Design   

Stephanie Seidman | Dentons US LLP | Partner

Carla Vallone | Girls, Inc. of San Diego County | President, Board of Directors      

Charity Williams | Cooley LLP | Associate

Rising Star 

Lola Adeyemo | Thermo Fisher Scientific | Senior Diversity & Inclusion Specialist

Tamara Cherwin | Illumina | Software Engineer II

Shelby Cohen | Intuit | Software Engineer II      

Ivel Gontan | Fleet Science Center | Community Programs Senior Manager          

Katie Levy | Intuit | Software Engineer II 

Parker Pennington | San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research | Postdoctoral Associate           

Jenna Ryan | Uqora | CEO

Kylie Taitano | Intuit | Software Engineer

Supriya Thote | Callaway Golf Company | Golf Ball R&D Engineer  

Maria Uyeda | Intuit | Full Stack Developer 

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