Linda joined Sutro Biopharma in January 2008. She serves as the Chief People and Communication Officer at Sutro Biopharma and is a co-founder of Parallax Venture Partners, an early-stage health care venture fund. Currently, in her role, Linda provides strategic guidance to Sutro Biopharma in the areas of human capital and corporate communications. Prior to her work with Sutro Linda headed the human resources and corporate communications strategy for a variety of publically held biotechnology companies including playing a pivotal role as part of senior management,moderating board compensation committee meetings and serving as an active participant in board of directors’ meetings. Prior to joining Sutro Biopharma, Linda was the Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Communications at Gilead where she had responsibility for these functions in addition to information technology, facilities and engineering, purchasing and the information center. Linda has also served as Director of Investor Relations and Director of Compensation, Benefits and Systems with Genentech, Inc. In addition, she is the President elect of the Leadership Advisory Board, and a past Board member and immediate past President of the San Mateo Public Library Foundation, serving a six year term, a past Board Member and former Secretary and Treasurer for CuriOdyssey, a environmental and science educational museum, serving a six year term, Current Board member and past President of A Home Within, a national organization focused on foster care and mental health, Past Treasurer and Board Member of National Charity League’s Crystal Springs Chapter, a former member of the Board of Directors and Co-President for the Hillsborough Schools Foundation, past APG President for the Hillsborough School District, past Chair of the Biotechnology Industry Association (BIO) Human Resources committee, a past board member of the Northern California Boys and Girls Club. Linda was honored as Hillsborough’s Citizen of the Year in 2011. Linda graduated with honors from San Francisco State University with a degree in Business, Psychology and Sociology.