Founder & CEO
Kate Ryder is the founder and CEO of Maven, the only virtual clinic dedicated to women’s and family health. Named one of Fast Company’s “10 Most Innovative Healthcare Companies in 2018,” Maven’s leading family benefits platform advances women in the workplace and makes it easier for parents to start and grow a family during a critical time in their careers. Maven was founded in 2014, operates the largest proprietary women’s and family health telehealth network in the country, and has raised more than $40m in capital from top investors including Sequoia and Oak HC/FT.
Kate previously worked in venture capital and journalism, writing for the Economist from Southeast Asia, New York, and London. In 2009, she worked with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, helping him write his memoirs about the U.S. financial crisis. Kate received her B.A. from the Honors College at the University of Michigan and her MSc from the London School of Economics. Kate lives in Brooklyn with her husband, son, and daughter.