Gisela A. Paulsen, MPHARM

General Manager of Precision Oncology

Joined Exact Sciences: 2020

Key Responsibility: Lead the U.S. Oncotype DX and PCDx businesses, including sales, marketing, market access, and medical affairs

Previous Employment: Gisela joined Genentech and Roche in 2005 and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Product Development, Clinical Operations, where she was responsible for the oversight of Clinical Operations for Roche Product Development and the leadership of a 3,000-person global workforce, charged with planning and conducting over 400 late-stage and post-approval evidence generation clinical trials. Her previous leadership roles at Genentech include: Global Head, Product Development, Global Product Strategy and Late-Stage Portfolio Finance; VP, Access Solutions; Franchise Head, Virology Marketing & Sales; Senior Director, Thought Leaders Services & Commercial Compliance; and Senior Director, BioOncology Marketing, Communication and Operations. Prior to Genentech, Gisela was General Manager of Health Learning Systems, Part of Ogilvy CommonHealth, a WPP Group Company from 2003 – 2005; SVP, Marketing and Business Development and General Manager, UK, Vox Medica, Inc. from 1998-2003; and VP, Account Group Supervisor of Medical Education Programs, Inc. from 1997-1998. Gisela started her career as a hospital pharmacist before moving to the United States in 1995

Education: MS, Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, Uppsala University, Sweden; BS, Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Sweden

Industry Organizations: Board Director, Healthcare Businesswomen Association (HBA), Board Director, CuriOdyssey

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"I’m deeply committed to enabling our team to deliver on our promise of relentlessly pursuing life-changing answers in cancer, giving people the clarity they need to take action, earlier. Together, we’ll expand what’s possible for patients."