2021 Powerful Women of the Bay Mistress of Ceremonies
Mary Stutts, SVP, Corporate Relations, Sumitovant Biopharma
Mary Stutts is a leader and innovator with a career that reflects a track record of accomplishments in global Fortune 200 biotechnology, healthcare and media corporations including Genentech, Bayer, Bristol Myers Squibb, Comcast NBCUniversal, UnitedHealth Group, Kaiser Permanente and Stanford Healthcare.
Currently, she is the SVP of Corporate Relations for Sumitovant Biopharma. Mary is a compelling and entertaining speaker on the dynamics of women and men in leadership, personal branding, mentoring, inclusive leadership, board readiness and adding value in dynamic corporations.
Her book, The Missing Mentor: Women Advising Women on Power, Progress and Priorities, has been dubbed a surrogate mentor for career women. Growing up as a foster child from the age of five led Stutts to form The Center for Excellence in Life (TCEL), a 501c3 organization focused on developing women, under-represented youth and aspiring professionals for leadership positions.
TCEL’s Virtual Internship Program for under-represented youth has received nationwide recognition and media coverage. Mary earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications at the University of Louisiana, a Master’s degree in Health Administration at the University of Southern California and is a graduate of the Executive Program on Organization and Strategy at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.