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RED Talk Tammy Lee
July 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us as we hear from Tammy Lee, founder and CEO of Xena Therapies, a Class 1 medical device company based in Red Wing, Minnesota.
Xena Cool’s FDA-registered orthopedic products, OnyxCool, provide pain relief and accelerate healing for injury repair and post-surgical recovery. OnyxCool’s knee, shoulder, back and hip devices feature specially formulated phase change material that cools to a safe and soothing 58 degrees. Opal makes Cool Products for Hot Women that utilize the same phase change cooling technology to provide cool relief for every age and stage of life – from motherhood through menopause and to treat MS.
Prior to joining founding Xena Therapies, Lee served as President and CEO of Recombinetics, a platform technology company for gene-editing, where she successfully raised a $34 million Series A round.
Before that, Lee held senior executive positions in large, complex, multinational businesses including Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Carlson Companies and Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Delta Air Lines during the Northwest-Delta merger. She also served as a corporate officer at Northwest Airlines and Sun Country Airlines.
Lee was named to Twin Cities Business Magazine’s Top 100 People to Know in 2018. She is a member of the Women Presidents Organization, Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable and Women’s Forum of Minnesota.
Lee received her MBA from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. and serves on the Board of Regents for her alma mater, Concordia College, where she received Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and communications.