Director, Entrepreneur-in-Residnece – MIT DHIVE
Vyda Bielkus is the Director of MIT DHIVE a healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship program where she oversees all aspects of program development and facilitates partnership opportunities. Vyda is a seasoned entrepreneur with 20+ years’ experience scaling startups from idea to fully multi-dimensional operations. With previous experiences in early-stage healthcare, technology, and wellness companies she is passionate about fostering entrepreneurship. As VP of Strategy and Business Development at MedicaMetrix, a prostate health startup, she focused on developing a new biomarker test for prostate cancer. Previously Vyda was a co-founder and CEO of Health Yoga Life, a multi-location and online yoga & wellness company. Prior to helping define the yoga industry in the US, she was an early employee and director of operations for a successful technology startup acquired by Motorola for $400 million. Her most recent start-up, Wellfulli, reimagines how individuals engage with their emotional wellness through virtual coaching pods. Vyda holds a Master of Business Administration degree with an additional Healthcare Certificate from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA in Economics from Wellesley College.