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Meet the Color Leadership Team

Othman Laraki

Chief Executive Officer
Othman Laraki
Chief Executive Officer
Othman Laraki is a technology entrepreneur, an investor, and the co-founder and CEO of Color Health. Othman was an early Product leader at Google, where he worked on performance infrastructure and client-side software, including the Google Chrome browser. After leaving Google, he co-founded MixerLabs, which was one of Twitter’s first acquisitions. At Twitter, Othman was the Vice President of Product, helping create the company’s first revenue products and grow the user base from 50 to 200 million users. After leaving Twitter, Othman co-founded Color Health, which he has been leading for the past ten years. Othman holds degrees in computer science and management from Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a long-time investor and advisor to leading companies such as Pinterest, AngelList, Slack, Instacart, Gitlab, and others.

Caroline Savello

President
Caroline Savello
President
Caroline Savello is Color’s President, leading the company’s work with over 1500 private and public organizations including employers, funds, plans, and government institutions. Prior to joining Color in 2018, she worked at Bloomberg LP in their global media business. Caroline began her career at the Boston Consulting Group, where she focused on global and public health. She is a graduate of Yale University with a joint B.A./M.A. in political science.

Alicia Zhou, PhD

Chief Science Officer
Alicia Zhou, PhD
Chief Science Officer
Dr. Alicia Zhou is Color’s Chief Science Officer and leads Color’s scientific affairs, medical affairs and medical operations teams. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard with a specific focus on cancer biology where her research spanned work at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Broad Institute of M.I.T, and Harvard. She subsequently performed her postdoctoral work at UCSF. Dr. Zhou is a co-PI for the NIH’s All of Us Research Program Genetic Counseling Resource. At Color, she is responsible for driving Color’s scientific and research strategy and managing the operations for Color’s medical group and clinical services teams.

Scott Topper, PhD, FACMG

Chief Clinical Operations Officer
Scott Topper, PhD, FACMG
Chief Clinical Operations Officer
Dr. Scott Topper is Color’s Chief Clinical Operations Officer. He is responsible for ensuring the accuracy, integrity, and reliability of Color’s laboratory, genetics, and genetic counseling services. Before joining Color, Scott was the Head of Clinical Genomics at Invitae, where he led the development and operations of clinical diagnostic testing, including clinical sign out, genetic counseling support, and variant classification. Scott is an ABMG-certified molecular geneticist, trained at the University of Chicago.

Sarah Turrin

Chief Product Officer
Sarah Turrin
Chief Product Officer
Sarah is the Chief Product Officer at Color, where she leads the organization’s product management and design teams. Prior to joining Color in 2022, Sarah served as Senior Director of Product at One Medical, spearheading growth and new services initiatives through One Medical’s IPO and through the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. She has also held product roles at Included Health (formerly Grand Rounds), and Lantern, a digital behavioral health company. She is a graduate of Wellesley College where she studied political science with a focus on health policy.

Josh Sturm

Chief Revenue Officer
Josh Sturm
Chief Revenue Officer
Josh Sturm is Color Health’s Chief Revenue Officer. Josh focuses on expanding Color’s partnerships with employers, unions, health plans, and the public sector to provide equitable, accessible healthcare services. An accomplished leader in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors, Josh previously was a Vice President at Hinge Health, where he focused on new markets and business development and played a pivotal role in expanding the company’s reach into new territories and complex healthcare ecosystems. Josh’s career includes tenure as a Vice President at Surescripts and at Express Scripts, where he provided strategic oversight and managed significant national accounts. He began his career in sales roles with Allergan and Medicine Shoppe International. Josh earned a B.S. and B.B.A. from Viterbo University and an M.B.A from Webster University.

SME Meyer-Ewald

Chief People Officer
SME Meyer-Ewald
Chief People Officer
Stephan Meyer-Ewald is Color’s Chief People Officer. Prior to joining Color, they were the Head of People at Roblox and SmartThings, focusing on helping companies earlier in their lifecycle to navigate through massive growth and frequent changes, while retaining their cultural identity and evolving their leadership practices. They also spent time at Google, where they built out the People Technology and Operations team and led them through a massive scale-up. As a business leader with deep expertise in leadership effectiveness, organization design, and culture building, SME believes building deep, trusting relationships with people across an organization is the key to success. They were born and raised in Nürnberg, Germany, and came to the US 25 years ago, after completing their master’s degree in Computer Science.

Wendy McKennon

Chief Product Innovation Officer
Wendy McKennon
Chief Product Innovation Officer
Wendy McKennon is Color’s Chief Product Innovation Officer, focusing on experiences for participants and providers that make actionable use of Color’s data and technology. Prior to Color, she spent seven years at Google and led design for core Google products such as Google Maps, Wallet, and AdWords. She has also worked at Method Design and Yahoo!. Wendy holds a B.S. in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University.

Isabelle Fymat

Chief Financial Officer
Isabelle Fymat
Chief Financial Officer
Isabelle Fymat is Color’s Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for leading the company’s financial strategy, planning, accounting, and investor relations efforts. She joined Color after working with several SaaS and services companies as CFO, responsible for fundraising, accounting, business development, and strategy. Prior to taking operating roles, Isabelle spent 20 years on the investment side of finance, including 11 years as the General Partner of Crosslink Capital, leading public and private investments in the Internet and SaaS industries. Before Crosslink, she worked in Equity Research at Goldman Sachs and Bear Stearns. Isabelle holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from The University of California, Los Angeles.

Jake Hargraves

General Counsel
Jake Hargraves
General Counsel
Jake Hargraves is Color’s General Counsel and leads all of Color’s legal operations. Prior to joining Color, Jake was an Associate General Counsel at Tesla, where he spent time leading the global employment law team. He also previously served as a Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, DC. Jake began his legal career in his home state of Arkansas, where he worked in private practice and as a prosecuting attorney.

Howard Rauscher

SVP of Engineering
Howard Rauscher
SVP of Engineering
Howard Rauscher is the SVP of Engineering and is responsible for software engineering, technical infrastructure, corporate IT, and information security at Color Health. Howard has 15+ years of experience building software and systems at startups and large organizations. He was an early contributor to open source projects, such as Prototype and jQuery, and a member of the Austin startup community including Austin Startup Games, Austin JavaScript, and Austin on Rails. Howard received a BA from the University of Texas at Austin.

Dany Matar, MD MPH

SVP of Client Services
Dany Matar, MD MPH
SVP of Client Services
Dany is Color’s SVP of Client Services. He leads Color’s customer success, patient care advocacy, and patient support teams. In his role, he oversees the delivery of all of Color’s programs with employers, funds, plans, government institutions, and public health initiatives. Before joining Color, Dany advised government, healthcare, and life sciences clients as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He is a physician by training and holds a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.