Anne Wojcicki Biography
(Co-FOunder & CEO of 23andMe)
Birthday: July 28, 1973 (Leo)
Born In: Palo Alto, California, United States
Anne E. Wojcicki is a renowned American entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of the start up ‘23andMe’ which deals in personal genomics. She is a pioneer in bringing genome mapping to the common man for tracking linage as well as medical treatment. Both her parents were renowned educationalist. She is the former wife of Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google. At one time she and her husband were one of the most influential couples in Silicon Valley. However, their marriage broke up after two children and Wojcicki went on to date New York Yankee’s Hitter, Alex Rodriguez. Their relationship drew a lot of attention on social media as both come from different backgrounds. This did not deter Wojcicki from living life the way she wanted. She is an advocate of equality for women and a successful entrepreneur. Her saliva based personal genome test kit was a novelty that featured as the ‘Invention of the Year’ by Times Magazine in 2008. She has a clear vision of what she wants to achieve and was named ‘The Most Daring CEO’ by the American business magazine, ‘Fast Company’ in their October 2013 edition.