Head of Quality, Verily
Dinamarie Stefani is the Head of Quality at Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences) with 25+ years of global experience in pharma and devices. Dina is a lifelong learner and is a recent graduate of the Harvard Business Analytics Program. In her previous role as global Divisional Vice President QA & Compliance at Abbott in the diabetes care division, Dina created an advanced analytics team that generated insights for the upstream (R&D) and downstream (Commercial) teams to enhance the customer experience of the globally distributed continuous glucose monitoring sensor and digital ecosystem.
Dina has held leadership roles at Abbott (Diabetes Care and Medical Optics divisions), Johnson & Johnson (Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions Group), and Allergan in R&D, Clinical, IT, and QA & Compliance functions while interfacing with the FDA and regulatory bodies around the world. Product experience includes implantables, capital equipment, eye drops, capsules, solutions, injectables, biowearables, apps, and cloud platforms. Product areas encompass eye care, central nervous system, gastroenterology, medical aesthetics, heart rhythm, ENT, sterilization, and diabetes.
Her academic endeavors include an MS in Jurisprudence, Pharma & Medical Devices Law & Compliance from the Seton Hall University School of Law, an MBA from Webster University, and BS in Biomedical & Clinical Engineering from the California State University of Long Beach.
Dina takes pride in working hard and serving others while making time to play hard. She is an avid cyclist, on and off the road as well as on the Peloton. Yoga and Pilates provide her the opportunity to re-center her mind and body. Dina resides in San Francisco with her partner and Golden Retriever, Ella.