Samira is a healthcare strategy & design leader. As a serial entrepreneur she has incubated and operated numerous healthcare startups. Most recently she served as the VP of Product at Visby Medical and launched a multi-million dollar portfolio of products for infectious disease testing. She has incubated and launched companies across industries while at Accretive.

Samira founded Manta Cares, a global community of caregivers and survivors dedicated to making the cancer experience just a little easier. Manta Cares designs and develops tangible tools and resources that enable individuals going through cancer to gain back control and peace of mind.

She started her career at McKinsey & Company. She has degrees from MIT, Stanford University and Wellesley College. In her spare time, she can be found sketching, writing poetry, swimming and playing with her two rescue dogs.