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Karin Underwood, MBA


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Innovator, product-builder, and people manager with a passion for creating connections and trying new, hard things.

Karin Underwood (she/her) is a healthcare expert and technology entrepreneur with a passion for service.

Karin has over a decade of cross-sector experience building health products at startups, social enterprises, and nonprofit organizations. Prior to PIF, Karin founded and led Verano Health to bring health coaching to underserved populations. Karin previously worked at Virta Health on patient marketing, and as the Health Program Manager for One Acre Fund, a social enterprise serving more than 1 million farm families in Africa. She started her career as the 3rd employee at mProve Health, a startup in the pharmaceutical space that was acquired by Bracket.

Karin holds an undergraduate degree in Biology from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from Stanford University where she was a Social Innovation Fellow. She lives in San Francisco, CA with her husband and enjoys long, meandering bike rides on the weekends.