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Director of Business Development

Consumer Engagement and Research Services

Posted on 7/19/2023



501-1,000 employees

Provides DNA genetic testing for health and ancestry


Senior, Expert

Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Business & Strategy
Biology & Biotech
  • Bachelor's, preferably in the life sciences. MD/PhD or MS+MBA in a relevant field preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in business development. 5+ years in a senior strategic role
  • Strong track record of sourcing, negotiating, and closing partnerships with positive results
  • Direct exposure to commercial teams, product planning, and late stage development projects in biotech/pharma
  • Extensive network of industry contacts
  • Experience in multiple therapeutic areas is preferred
  • Strategic thinking with outstanding business instincts, can help chart the course and can translate plans into value-creating results for the company
  • Ability to apply critical, strategic, and scientific/technical thinking to unstructured situations to make sound business judgments
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and teams with attention to detail, and to influence without authority
  • Resourceful self-starter with strong alignment with 23andMe's core values
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment and a bias towards 'win-win' collaboration at all levels

23andMe, a leading entity in the realm of DNA genetic testing, offers a distinctive workplace grounded in cutting-edge genotyping technology and prestigious FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. Employees are part of a pioneering team dedicated to transforming health and wellness through personalized genetic insights and are instrumental in contributing to the world's largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research. This focus on impactful, science-driven work fosters a stimulating environment where innovation and collaboration thrive, making it a beacon for professionals eager to make a significant difference in the field of genetics and healthcare.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Sunnyvale, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Comprehensive health, vision, & dental plans

Family planning, support, & leave for parents

Mental healthcare

Student loan assistance

Volunteer time off

Dog friendly office