Membership Development Manager
Erica Olsen is an accomplished professional in the life sciences field, with a career spanning academia, research, and industry. With a strong educational foundation, she currently serves as the Membership Development Manager at NewYorkBIO, supporting companies in the New York life science, biotech, and med device ecosystems.
Erica's journey began at Stanford University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering in 2021 and her Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics from the Stanford University School of Medicine in 2022. Her academic achievements have provided her with a solid framework in a broad range of disciplines, from molecular assays to data science. She values need-led innovation, which aligns with her Biodesign efforts in both academic/industrial settings and reflects her strong commitment to ethical considerations and responsible innovation.
In her current role, she is dedicated to empowering ventures within the biotech and life science sectors, with a particular focus on academic spinouts in the state of New York. Her extensive experience enables her to serve as a guiding force, facilitating connections and helping early-stage companies navigate the intricacies of the life science ecosystem. Erica's passion for responsible innovation and her commitment to advancing the life science community make her an indispensable asset to NewYorkBIO's members and stakeholders.