Lily is driven by the opportunity to produce and scale positive change. She built and leads Home Care Assistance, the fastest-growing company in the $100B in-home care industry with 6,000+ employees across 100 global markets changing the way the world ages. Lily is also an investor and advisor to startups, mentor for 500 Startups and StartX, and
Lily is driven by the opportunity to produce and scale positive change. She built and leads Home Care Assistance, the fastest-growing company in the $100B in-home care industry with 6,000+ employees across 100 global markets changing the way the world ages. Lily is also an investor and advisor to startups, mentor for 500 Startups and StartX, and co-founder of a digital health venture.
Education, entrepreneurship and access are deeply important to Lily. She serves on the boards of several high-impact organizations including the Stanford Alumni Association, the BerkeleyHaas Center for Entrepreneurship and Development, and the National Iranian American Council. Lily is a sought after public voice and featured speaker at events including Women's Leadership Forum, TEDxKish and the White House Conference on Aging.
Lily is one of Silicon Valley's 40 under 40 and has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, and cover stories for President&CEO and Smart Business. She holds an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering and B.S. in Science Technology and Society with a minor in Middle Eastern Studies from Stanford University, where she was Eben Tisdale Fellow and Class President.
CEO @ Home Care Assistance is the world's leading provider of premium in-home care with more than 6,000 employees across 100 global markets changing the way the world ages. From 2005 to Present (10 years) Mentor @ 500 Startups is a global seed-stage venture capital fund and accelerator with $190MM under management and investments in 1200 companies across 50+ countries.
http://500.co/lily-sarafan From 2014 to Present (1 year) Founder Board Advisor @ StartX accelerates the development of Stanford's top entrepreneurs through experiential education and collective intelligence. From 2015 to Present (less than a year) Limited Partner @ Cota Capital is a stage-agnostic investment platform that partners with exceptional public and private companies. http://cotacapital.com/portfolio From 2015 to Present (less than a year) Angel Investor and Advisory Board Member @ Helping dynamic teams identify product/market fit, build high-performance organizations and generate substantial, lasting impact.
Entefy – seamless digital communications across any smart device
Blueboard – awesome employee rewards and recognition platform
Near – revolutionary healthcare technology products and services
GlamST – the leading virtual makeup app for brands and retailers
Seniorly – consumer decision portal for aging options
bSafe – award-winning global personal safety app
Mindly – location-based marketplace for therapy house calls
WishExpress – a wish engine to inspire better, happier people
ZippyApp – one-stop sourcing and recruitment tool for food and retail
Zurf/Loox – real-time production decision-making app
Nasseo – FDA-approved nanotechnology-based medical device company
Stealth – b2b service, online education, smart hardware From 2013 to Present (2 years) Founder @ Thinking outside the office box, Home Care Dentist designed the in-home dental experience and perfected it over thousands of house calls, making premium oral healthcare convenient for all. From 2010 to Present (5 years) Board Member @ The Stanford Alumni Association's Board of Directors sets priorities for Stanford's alumni relations, monitors budgets and longer-term program plans, and offers strategic guidance to the President.
Board Member, Stanford Alumni Association (2015 - Present)
Member, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Kitchen Cabinet (2014 - Present)
Co-Chair, Communications, Task Force on Undergraduate Education (2012-2013)
Co-Chair, Reunion Campaign Special Gifts Committee (2008 - Present)
Class Development Chair and Leadership Circle, The Stanford Fund (2008 - Present)
Member, Stanford Alumni Regional Council (2015 - Present)
Connector, Stanford+Connects (2015 - Present)
Mentor, Stanford Alumni Association (2010 - Present) From 2008 to Present (7 years) Board Chair @ NIAC is the largest grassroots organization in the Iranian-American community and the chief advocate for diaspora participation in American civic life and peaceful diplomatic relations abroad. From 2011 to Present (4 years) Board Member @ From 2014 to Present (1 year) Advisory Board Member @ From 2014 to Present (1 year) Advisory Board Member @ From 2015 to Present (less than a year) Board Member @ PARSA is the leading Persian institution practicing strategic philanthropy, awarding nearly $8M across 250 grants to social entrepreneurs and nonprofits. From 2009 to 2011 (2 years) Board Member @ SPW brings Stanford alumnae together for personal and professional development. From 2008 to 2010 (2 years)
Master of Science (MS), Management Science and Engineering @ Stanford UniversityBachelor of Science (BS), Science, Technology and Society @ Stanford UniversityStanford University Graduate School of Business Lily Sarafan is skilled in: Public Speaking, Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Franchising, Negotiation, Non-profits, Community Outreach, Fundraising, Marketing Strategy, Home Care, Operations Management, Public Policy, Nonprofits, Healthcare
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