Helen Yuanyuan Cao

Helen Yuanyuan Cao

Senior Director, CSBD Advanced Analytics at McKesson

Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy Berlin Mentor

Helen is the former Director, Head of Global Market Management Discovery Sciences and Director of Business and Strategy Integration Bioinformatics at QIAGEN – one of the most successful global biotechnology companies in the field of genetics and genomics.

Having been an entrepreneur in the field of mobile software and winner of the female founders price of Hypovereinsbank in collaboration with DLD Women, Helen is a passionate mentor of startups in software and digital health at Startupbootcamp Berlin.

Helen started her career at Bain & Company as a management consultant. She holds 3 Masters degrees – in neurobiology (Washington University in St. Louis), public administration (Columbia University) and business administration (European Business School Oestrich- Winkel) and has done research in neurobiology at Harvard Medical School.

Born in China, growing up in Germany and working in the US, Helen is fluent in Mandarin, German, English and French.