Stuti Desai

Stuti Desai

| iPhronesis | Optra Health| Medical Device & Diagnostics Engineering | Educator | Philanthropist

location_on San Francisco Bay Area

Strategic Development, US Operations at Optra Health

Stylist | Sales Representative at Stella & Dot Family of Brands

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Level: LEVEL 01 (12mo pts: 17 pts)

Lifetime points: 208 pts View details

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★Master’s Degree (University of Southern California – 2015)
– M.S. Medical Device and Diagnostics Engineering
– Concentration in Product Development and Quality Engineering

★Bachelor’s Degree (California State University, Monterey Bay – 2013)
– B.S. Human Biology
– Concentration in Molecular Biology

★Professional certificate in Six Sigma Green Belt Process Improvement (2015)
– The IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (ICGB) is a professional who is well versed in the Lean Six Sigma Methodology who both leads or supports improvement projects. A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt possesses a thorough understanding of all aspects within the phases of D-M-A-I-C. They understand how to perform and interpret Six Sigma tools and how to use standard principles of Lean.


Project Manger/Medical Device and Diagnostics tools and engineering with over 5 years of experience. Customer Service and team management of over 10 plus years of experience. I have many areas of expertise and continue expanding my skills and knowledge. Due to my extensive long dance profession, I am a quick learner and adapt fast to my environment. I enjoy working with team and I am a mentor at heart.


I have started a SPARC alumni scholarship at Monterey High School (Monterey, CA) to inspire young women in the field of Science and Engineering. I am thrilled to announce that the first award will be announced this year. I am grateful for all those that have contributed towards my scholarship and I hope to reward more recipients in the coming years as my funding/supporters increases. Feel free to contribute towards the scholarship through the main webpage. For more information, please click on the link below. Thank you


Strategic Development, US Operations

Optra Health

February 2017 - Present

Optra Health is the “Data-driven Intelligence company' leading initiatives within healthcare and life sciences market segment. With a data-agnostic focus, Optra thrives on understanding biological problems and applying AI technologies such as Natural Language Processing and Deep Machine Learning to the questions being asked. iPhronesis Ai™ harness data for translational and clinical research, personalized and precision medicine, generate real world evidence for pharma, and micro/metabolome. The vertical integration allows for a broader application in all areas of healthcare and lifesciences.

• Bridging gap for unmet needs in the HealthCare and LifeSciences industry

• Helps clients discover potential needs and improvement processes within their organization

• Find innovative solutions and hidden discovery in the Clinical Genomics, RWE, Personalized and Precision Medicine

• Provide initial Demo to prospective clients to help streamline their processes and align the platform to their frame of work.

• Generate Proposal as per client's requirement

• Innovate, accelerate and optimize the needs of clients and their research goals.

• Focused Clinical Genomics, Pharma, Microbiome and Healthcare

• Managing previous client relations and prospective new clients

• Identifying partnerships and collaborators for growth of business on iPhronesis Ai™ Platform

• Networking and client management

Stylist | Sales Representative

Stella & Dot Family of Brands

November 1999 - Present

Email: to place orders or for more product information!

• Support Tech and Consumer Lifestyle division by handling multiple accounts independently with the ability to perform within a fast-paced, multi-priority setting adhering to deadlines

• Develop & maintain solid relationships with journalists, bloggersand industry influencers
Strong pitching skills (both verbal and written)

• Secure consistent and quality media placements and news stories in short-lead, regional and long-lead outlets

• Act as primary day-to-day client and media contact
Experience handling press for clients (must have strong tech media contacts)

• Ability to effectively organize and manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously with a positive and proactive attitude

• Ability to think and plan strategically, including big ideas in brand strategy and PR

• Plan, develop and advise clients on integrated and measurable PR programs and have the ability to conceptualize, create and maintain PR strategies

• Develop non-traditional PR tactics that include influencer programming, event activations, and on brand partnerships

• Advise clients on brand positioning and messaging

• Ability to manage and mentor junior staff

• Ability to sign new clients and assist with new business development


Research 45
Leadership 5
Management 5
Product Development 5
Six Sigma
Process Improvement
Microsoft Office
Quality Management
Engineering Project Management
Regulatory Science
Molecular Genetics
DNA/Bisulfite Library Preparation
Computational Genomics
Business Process Mapping
Molecular Genomics Research
Molecular Biology
Next Generation Sequencing
QC Analysis
Microsoft Excel
Data Analysis
Public Speaking
Microsoft Word
Customer Service
ISO 9001
Stylist consultant