As the Global Segment Leader for Healthcare & Life Sciences at AWS, Dr. Pickeral oversees technology and consulting partners with specialized offerings and innovative technology tools relevant to this industry vertical, world-wide. Dr. Pickeral has over 20 years’ experience in Healthcare & Life Sciences, spanning from her work on the Human Genome Project to bioinformatics R&D and clinical trials innovation, to advanced analytics and patient engagement technologies. She previously held C-level roles in a telehealth start-up, a health education & media nonprofit, was a Life Sciences practice lead at Booz Allen Hamilton, and serves as the BOD Chair Emeritus for HealthyWomen, a national healthcare media organization. Dr. Pickeral holds a Ph.D. in Human Genetics and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.