Sushmitha Gururaj

Account Director

Bay Area

Sushmitha is an Account Director with a unique experience blend of scientific research, corporate communications and creative content strategy. Her interdisciplinary skills support a wide range of client projects, driving forward audience-focused scientific stories across a diverse range of disease areas and building impactful communities around them.

Career and education

  • 3+ years in life sciences marketing, leading in-house scientific content strategy and execution, digital marketing and executive thought leadership
  • 8+ years in life sciences research, publishing multiple peer-reviewed publications and translating them for broader audiences as a science writer
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California San Francisco; Ph.D. in Neuroscience, University at Buffalo

Standout skills

Scientific communications, science writing, strategic plan execution, account management, team management

Roles outside the office

Dog mom, lifestyle blogger, bookworm

Favorite bridge

“Hard to choose, given that Taylor Swift nails every single one of them!”