Mary Koto
Managing Director
San Diego

Mary has more than 25 years of health-care experience in both operating companies and in consulting. She has worked in senior management in biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medical device companies, focused in the areas of Marketing, Strategic Planning, and Operations.


Mary brings a combination of scientific knowledge, operating experience (17 years in operating companies), and problem-solving ability (10 years of management consulting experience) to strategic assignments in a broad range of therapeutic areas, with a concentration in central nervous system and orphan diseases. She has also specialized in due diligence of innovative technology-based products.


Based in California, Mary has extensive contacts and clients on the West Coast, and networks with both medical companies and academic research institutions.


Mary received a BA in Psychology from Stanford University and a PhD in Biology (specializing in Neurobiology) from Yale University, and then completed an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.