Melissa is an accomplished board member and business advisor with a unique blend of insight and expertise as a result of senior executive leadership roles in both established and emerging companies. Most recently, Melissa was the CEO of Ella Health, a provider dedicated to transforming how women experience health care. She is currently on the board of the Dignity Health Foundation in San Francisco, CA, and two early stage health care start ups. Previously Melissa held senior executive roles at Adobe Systems, founded a company that was an early pioneer in online charitable fundraising, and was a board member at Resource Ammirati (acquired by IBM Interactive). Melissa has also advised numerous internet startups, and served on the board of a number of nonprofits. She is a Social Entrepreneur and Professor of Marketing at San Jose State University.