Krista Donaldson

CEO, D-Rev

Krista Donaldson is CEO of DRev, where she has led the design and scaling of medical devices focused on closing global health inequities, such as Brilliance, radically affordable treatment for babies with severe jaundice, and the ReMotion prosthetic knee. She was previously an economic officer at the US State Department and a design engineer at KickStart in Nairobi, Kenya. Donaldson has also worked at IDEO and taught at Nairobi’s Kenyatta University and South Africa’s University of Cape Town. She has been a TED Women speaker, a Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Entrepreneur, and has been recognized as one of Fast Company’s 50 Designers Shaping the Future.

Videos/Audio of Krista Donaldson

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