Laura Yecies

Laura Yecies

CEO at Bone Health Technology. Previously CEO of SyncThink, Catch, acq Apple and SugarSync acq J2Global. Led the Browser division at Netscape, GM of Yahoo Mail, VP of Marketing at Check Point. Harvard MBA, Georgetown MSFS, Dartmouth AB Government.

Website: https://thekitchensync.co/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurayecies/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lyecies
Others: http://www.bonehealthtech.com/#team-1
Woodside, California, United States
Member since May 01, 2021
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I love building technology to help people improve their health! Quote_down
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Education
1985 Dartmouth College , BA , Government
1988 Harvard University , MBA , Business
Georgetown University , MS , Foreign Service
Skills
General Management, International Business, Marketing, Technology Innovation, Business Development, Writing, Sales, Team Building

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Entrepreneur

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Laura Yecies is the CEO and Board Member of Bone Health Technologies.  She is an experienced CEO, Marketer, and Strategist with a proven ability to develop and market award-winning products, build teams, scale businesses as well as profitably exit. 

Yecies previously was CEO of three startups.  Most recently she was CEO of SyncThink, a neurotech company, and led their commercialization and deployment with over 30 health systems and sports teams.  She has recently also served as a strategic advisor and consultant to Akili Interactive, Fabric Genomics, and Rapid.AI before joining BHT. 

As a leader in the tech world she joined the Catch team as CEO to grow the business, expand the product footprint and build strategic alliances and successfully sold the company to Apple in 2013.  As CEO of SugarSync she led the company for four years through an aggressive business and product growth phase growing from zero to $25M in revenue and signing several strategic partnerships leading to significant valuation increases and multiple acquisition offers.  SugarSync was acquired by J2Global. 

Prior to SugarSync, Yecies was VP of Marketing at Check Point Software.  Previously, at Yahoo, Yecies served as global general manager for Yahoo Mail. Earlier Yecies was vice president of the Netscape browser division at AOL where she was responsible for the development of Netscape 7.0 and the launch of the Netscape browser in 23 languages. Prior to Netscape, she led marketing programs and Latin American sales at Informix Software Corp.

Yecies received her MBA from Harvard and an MSFS from Georgetown School of Foreign Service. She received her A.B. Magna Cum Laude in Government from Dartmouth.

2012 Stevie Awards for Women in Business — Silver Medal for Female Executive of the Year.

Inc. 500 — Top Female CEO of 2012

U.S. Department of State TechWomen Mentor.

2011 Stevie Awards for Women in Business — Gold Medal for Female Executive of the Year