Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Julie A. Brooks joined Veracyte as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in March 2014. She brings over 25 years of experience as a general counsel and executive team member, primarily for NASDAQ-listed and venture-backed multi-national medical device, biotechnology and healthcare IT companies. Most recently, she served as Vice President, General Counsel for Bayer HealthCare LLC, which acquired Conceptus, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed medical device company where she served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. At Conceptus, Ms. Brooks oversaw all legal affairs, corporategovernance, compliance, litigation and IP management. Previously, she was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Perlegen Sciences, a venture-backed, Silicon Valley-based genomics company. Ms. Brooks earned her B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Washington, her J.D. from Santa Clara University and her Masters of Law in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. In 2013, Ms. Brooks received the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “Women of Influence” award.