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B2C, Delivery, Health and Healthcare, Marketplaces, Services, USA

SimpliFed provides tele-lactation and nutrition support to allow new moms to receive care from the safety of their own homes. Today, we’re dealing with greater challenges as we navigate a world changed by social distancing. SimpliFed wants to make it easy for moms to get the lactation and nutrition support to help them reach their breastfeeding goals or help them understand different options available to them if breastfeeding isn’t working for them.


Andrea Ippolito

CEO and Co-Founder

Andrea Ippolito is the CEO and Co-Founder of SimpliFed. She also lectures in the College of Engineering and SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University. Previously, Andrea served as the Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs Innovators Network within the VA Center for Innovation. She also completed her role as a Presidential Innovation Fellow based out of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and General Services Administration. She was the Co-Founder of an innovative application that improves access to care called Smart Scheduling (acquired by athenahealth in 2016). She also previously served as the Co-Director of MIT Hacking Medicine, as an Innovation Specialist at the Brigham Innovation Hub and Product Innovation Manager at athenahealth. Ms. Ippolito completed her MS in Engineering & Management at MIT, along with her Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering in 2007 and a BS in Biological Engineering from Cornell.