Past Judges

Leslie Bottorff
Leslie Bottorff

Managing Director
GE Ventures

Leslie Bottorff, Managing Director with GE Ventures, specializes in investments in digital health, healthcare IT, medical device technology and emerging business models. Leslie joined GE Ventures in 2014 after 16 years of experience in venture capital at a private firm. Prior to venture investing, Leslie spent 19 years serving in operating roles at both large and venture backed companies.
Stacy Feld

Senior Director, Consumer Scientific Innovation
Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Stacy is passionate about accelerating innovation and entrepreneurship in the consumer health ecosystem. For nearly two decades, Stacy has been a leader in translating innovative science into transformative commercial solutions for the health consumer. Her experience includes venture capital investing, intellectual property licensing and strategic partnering, and business strategy and incubation, with deep experience and insights across the life sciences, healthcare, diagnostics, digital health, nutrition and consumer product industries. In 2014, Stacy joined Johnson & Johnson Innovation, where she leads efforts to establish a high-value consumer innovation portfolio.
Amanda J. Wilson
Amanda J. Wilson

Portfolio Manager
Private Equity Group of J.P.Morgan Asset Management

Ms. Wilson is a portfolio manager in the Private Equity Group of J.P.Morgan Asset Management. The Private Equity Group within J.P. Morgan Asset Management manages approximately $25 billion in assets under management across all private equity investment types, stages of business development, industry sectors, and geographical locations. The global team of 57 investment professionals, located in New York, London, Hong Kong and New Delhi, is dedicated solely to the management of our clients’ private equity portfolios. We are opportunistic in our investment approach and are willing to invest in a wide variety of private market opportunities, including first-time funds and emerging managers.
Michael Yang

Managing Director
Comcast Ventures

Michael Yang is a Managing Director with Comcast Ventures based in Palo Alto. He leads the fund’s investment efforts in healthcare, Internet of Things, and virtual reality. Prior to joining Comcast Ventures, Michael was a VP/GM at Yahoo! where he ran Yahoo! Health among other business units. He has an MBA from Harvard and a BS in Economics from Penn/Wharton. Some of his investments include Accolade, BodyMedia (acq by Jawbone), Healthline and Talix.