Cassi Janakos, Trustee
Cassi Janakos is Chief Operating Offer of Healthy Horizons. Healthy Horizons provides mother’s room upgrades and management, hospital-grade breastpumps at work, and return to work classes to corporations across North America. Cassi started the company in 2015 and leads a team of 40. She is specializes in organizational development, operations, and optimization. Previously she worked in systems engineering at Lockheed Martin.
Cassi holds Bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley and in Business Management Economics from University of California, Santa Cruz. She holds a Master of Science in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. She joined SWE as a student and has held over 35 elected and appointed leadership positions. She served as Region A Governor where she managed sections in Northern California, Northern Nevada and Hawaii, and Chaired the Leadership Coaching Committee where she led 75 leadership coached in successfully transition with the SWE governance changes. She was first elected to the SWE Board of Trustees in FY 2019.
Cassi enjoys traveling, hiking, and reading. In her free time, she mentors start-up executives in Silicon Valley through StartX, advocates for mothers in the workforce, and is a Cultural Mentor with TechWomen, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.