Divya Nag studied Human Biology as an undergraduate at Stanford University before leaving to pursue a passion in medical innovation. She has co-authored over 10 publications in the fields of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, and has presented her research at top academic conferences.
Nag first became involved with medical entrepreneurship as one of the co-founders of Stem Cell Theranostics, a biotechnology company dedicated toward revolutionizing the drug discovery process through the use of patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells. Nag also founded StartX Med, an initiative to accelerate the development of high-impact medical entrepreneurs around the world.
Kit Rodgers is responsible for Cryptography Research's business development and licensing activities. With an entrepreneurial background in building teams and businesses, his experiences include business development, technology licensing, operations, finance and corporate strategy.
Before joining Cryptography Research, Rodgers was Vice President of Operations at Acumen Sciences and also held positions at 12 Entrepreneuring, Scient, Real World Solutions and Stanford University.
Rodgers is involved with several non-profit organizations and is the President of the Board of Directors for the Blue Devils drum & bugle corps and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Stanford Athletics Buck/Cardinal Club. He holds B.S. and M.S. engineering degrees from Stanford University, where he was a Mayfield Fellow.
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Former Stanford students Divya Nag and Kit Rodgers shares examples of multidisciplinary approach and environments that benefit members of the Stanford community, which serve as a catalyst for innovation.