Dr. Cai is a senior advisor for Northern Light Venture Capital, a leading venture capital firm for Healthcare, TMT, and Advanced Technologies. She is focused on early-stage investments in the US healthcare segment. Dr. Cai had over 20 years of experience in leadership positions with one of the world’s most respected biotech companies.
As senior director of marketing in the Mass Spec. Division for Agilent Technologies, she was responsible for global thought leader collaboration and solution development for its billion-dollar MS business. Before that, as business development manager and product marketing manager, Dr. Cai was involved in multiple acquisitions and divestitures and led a $500+ million-dollar flagship product development and its global commercialization.
Dr. Cai earned a B.A. and Master of Engineering from Tsinghua University, received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts and her MBA from The Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Cai served as Delaware governor economic advisor, a member of the Board of the Forum for Executive Women (FEW-DE). Dr. Cai has also been a mentor for Wharton EMBA, Tsinghua University Global MBA and Drexel LeBow School of Business for many years. She is a regular speaker at conferences such as Wharton China Business Forum, for topics related to cross-border commercialization and cross-culture career development.