San Carlos, CA, May 14, 2018 – FlemingMartin is pleased to announce that Helix, a market leader in personalized genetic products, has hired Jorge Tapias as their new Vice President of Partnerships.
Mr. Tapias brings valuable partnerships experience from key leadership positions with Earnest, LinkedIn, Google, and YouTube. Most recently, Mr. Tapias led Partnerships and Marketing for Earnest, a personalized loan and education finance company. Mr. Tapias played an instrumental role in Earnest’s acquisition by Navient (NASDAQ: NAVI) in late 2017. Earlier in his career, Mr. Tapias served as a Director of Business Development for LinkedIn, focusing on consumer product partnerships. With Google and YouTube, Mr. Tapias drove licensing, syndication, distribution, mobile, content, and product partnerships. Mr. Tapias has a track record for leading cross-functional teams and building progressive brands through strategic business development. He is a graduate of Stanford University.
Helix is the first platform of personalized products and services powered by genetics. Helix empowers every person to improve their life through DNA utilizing a state-of-the-art lab and an ecosystem of high-quality investors and content partners.
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