Animal health is our passion
Anna Skaya, CEO
Anna is an avid entrepreneur and has been fortunate to work in startups all around the world. She is driven by passion and curiosity, technology and innovation. All she wants in life is for every cat in the world to be happy, healthy and loved. Anna is a UCLA grad and a California native; she likes chocolates, corgis, and every cat that crosses her path.
Damian Kao, Ph.D.
Chief Operations Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Nima Jazani, Ph.D.
Head of Cat Care
Aaron founded DogVacay, the nation's largest pet sitting service, and thus created the best community of pet parents and trusted pet babysitters. DogVacay went on to become one of the most loved pet brands in the world, and Aaron the coolest cat around. When not giving us top-notch advice on how to care for pets everywhere, he can be found with Rocky and Rambo, his two fluffy companions.
Raymond McCauley is a scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur working at the forefront of biotechnology for both pets and people. His work and story have been featured in Wired, Forbes, Time, and Nature, and his post-graduate work includes studies at Texas A&M University, Stanford and UC Berkeley in electrical engineering, computer science, biochemistry, bioinformatics, and nanotechnology.
Warren comes with an impressive pedigree of companies started and advised, and currently sits on the board of the PETCO Foundation. He has a unique understanding of pet health, and the technology required to make changes for the betterment of pet lives everywhere. Warren is a huge advocate for pet adoption and pet nutrition, and is the co-founder of Anivive, a company that helps discover new veterinary medicines.
Dr. Chad Dodd, DVM
Dr. Dodd’s mission is to advance veterinary medicine and accelerate success and health for all the dogs and cats that come his way. He integrates his veterinary medical degree with 20 years of experience in the pet healthcare industry. Throughout his career Dr. Dodd has contributed to the development of numerous products and programs that have improved the quality of care for pet dogs, cats and horses.
Adrien Burch, Ph. D.
Adrien is a biologist who has been snuggling cats since she was in the crib. Fueled by love for her tuxedo cat Louie, she is devoted to improving the health of all furry companions. Adrien speaks both DNA and Meow, and she's excited to use her skills to help translate your cat's DNA into English. She received a B.S. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley.
Andy is a molecular biologist, sequencing specialist, bioinformatician, and cat lover (but don't tell his dog Ivan that!) who enjoys an occasional genome assembly project as a hobby. He brings nearly 20 years of experience in both academia and the life sciences industry with a focus on assay development, next-generation sequencing technologies, and sequence analysis.