Catherine Calarco

With more than 20 years of experience in corporate leadership, Catherine has successfully guided numerous organizations around the world to achieve significant growth. These companies include Sabre Pacific, Applied BIosystems, MIT Sloan School of Management and several start-ups. Catherine recognized that the world needs greater awareness and leadership capability to deal with the complex problems of today. It is her goal to inspire people and organizations to be the change that they want to see in the world and to positively impact their wider community.

Catherine is a highly recognized MIT Graduate and sought-after speaker and has presented numerous papers and lectured across the globe at many conferences and universities including; Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), MIT Sloan School of Management, Digital Health San Francisco, Mobile Health Expo New York, American Hospital Association Leadership Summit, Aging in America National Conference, and the MIT Angel Investors Group. Catherine will also be a featured speakers at the Digital Health Summit at the 2013 International Consumer Electronic Show.

Catherine has served on the Board of Directors for the Institute of International Research and served as the former President of the MIT Club of Northern California where she remains an active MIT CNC board member and advises the Venture Mentoring Service. She has also co-Chaired the e-Commerce Action Team, served on several NZ Government Industry boards and is a member of the advisory board for Astia.

Possessing a dedicated passion for making a difference in the world, Catherine delivered several innovative programs to a wide range of HeartMath clients which include hospitals, health professionals and corporations resulting in improved health and reduced health care costs.

Catherine resides in the SF Bay Area with her delightful and energetic Papillons and one very courageous cat. She cares deeply for the Oceans, marine life and the environment supporting organizations such as BlueOceans Film Festival and WWF.