Halle Tecco is the Co-Founder and CEO of Rock Health. Rock Health is a full-service seed fund that supports startups working in digital health, also called health technology. Rock Health offers funding, access to medical, venture, legal and corporate partners, and office space to its portfolio companies. Tecco recognized the need and potential for startups in the digital health space.
Education: She has completed her MBA from Harvard Business School (2009 – 2011) then from Case Western Reserve University she has completed BS, Finance, minors in Economics and Italian (2002 – 2006).
Marital Status: married
Spouse: Jeff Hammerbacher
Career Begins: She is a Business Leader, Entrepreneur and Technology Speaker. Her journey as a entrepreneur has begun by founding Rock Health. Rock Health was founded in 2010.
Experiences: She is the Founder & Managing Director of Rock Health from August 2010 – Present (5 years). She is also an Angel Investor of Techammer from 2007 – Present (8 years).
Tecco was the Business Development Manager, Mobile App Store of Apple from June 2010 – August 2010 (3 months) in San Francisco Bay Area.
She was also the Finance Analyst in Intel Corp. from 2006 – 2007 (1 year) in San Francisco Bay Area.
She was the Business Development Intern in Columbia University Medical Center from May 2005 – August 2005 (4 months) in New York, New York.
She is a Guest lecturer in Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Parsons, Stanford, UCSF, Wharton and Yale University.
Tecco works as a Speaker in Aspen Ideas Festival, CES, SXSW, TechCrunch DISRUPT, GigaOm Mobilize, CTIA, HIMSS, SOCAP, Mayo Transform, Startup Grind, WIRED Life and MIT Emtech.
Achievements: She achieved President’s Scholar, High Dean’s Honors, Leadership Recognition Award from Case Western Reserve University. Tecco was named one of the “Most Powerful Women in Technology” by SF Chronicle 2014. She was named one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs” by Goldman Sachs 2013. She was also named 30 under 30 by Forbes 2013. She was named one of the “12 Entrepreneurs Reinventing Healthcare” by CNN 2012.
Tecco was also named one of the “15 Women to Watch in Tech” by Inc. Magazine 2012. She was a Woman of Worth Honoree of L’Oreal 2009.