Jia Yi worked in the life sciences and healthcare industry for over ten years. Prior to joining Imagene Labs, she was the APAC Imaging Systems Life Cycle business manager at Philips Healthcare, where she built and grew new business areas to create additional revenue streams for the Philips Health Systems business. Jia Yi was also previously a healthcare investment professional at Partners Group, a global asset management firm with asset under management of USD 40 billion. She was responsible for deal sourcing and business development with APAC healthcare and investment companies, and commercial due diligence on pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, healthcare services and healthcare IT assets. Jia Yi holds an MSc in Environmental Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BSc in Life Sciences (Molecular & Cell Biology) from National University of Singapore. She has six years of laboratory experience conducting interdisciplinary research in molecular genetics, microbiology and biophysics, and has published five scientific papers in internationally peer-reviewed journals.