Kristi Ebong


We are excited to welcome Kristi Ebong as a Director to the Napa Medical Research Foundation. Kristi Ebong is Head of Partnerships and Market Development at Define Ventures which focuses on investing in early-stage digital health companies that are redefining healthcare. She also previously served under the Obama Administration in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, and serves on the advisory boards for The Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business; Orbita, a VC-backed market leader in conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI); and as a KOL for the global thought leadership consultancy HealthXL. Kristi holds a BA in political science and global security from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MBA from The Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business, and an MPH from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Kristi started her career at Epic Systems (with a 3-digit employee number!). She has worked for provider systems, technology startups, and cross-vertical health organizations. She also spent time in management consulting for #1 KLAS-ranked Stockamp & Associates, where she led operational and revenue performance improvement for hospital systems.


Kristi lives in San Francisco with her husband and three children. She enjoys farmers’ markets, exploring the cold beaches of San Francisco, water sports, and Minnesota lake life. Kristi is proud to be part of our Board as a champion of regenerative medicine and as a former patient.