Lygeia is the Founder and CEO of AdaRose, Inc., a company that provides corporate gifts and virtual experiences to organizations that support the holistic wellbeing of their employees, members, and partners. She has been named among the Top 30 Voices Transforming Wellness for 2022/2023, the Most Influential Women in Health IT, and the 50 Most Influential Voices in Healthcare.
Lygeia has spent more than 20 years at the vanguard of the patient engagement movement in digital health, in both the public and private sectors. In the federal government, she established and led the Office of Consumer eHeath at ONC within the US Department of Health and Human Services. Previously, she helped to develop the first telehealth policies at the Federal Communications Commission. In the private sector, prior to founding AdaRose, Lygeia served as the Chief Transformation Officer at Carium, a virtual health company. She was also a director in the Health Program at the Markle Foundation and ran her own consulting practice focused on consumer ehealth.
Lygeia is a frequent speaker and blogger and has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Consumer Reports. She holds a Masters from Harvard with extensive study at the MIT Media Lab, and a BA from Wellesley College. She lives in Washington, DC with her husband, two daughters, and two Siamese cats.