Alice Jacobs

Alice Jacobs
  • Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Intelligent MDx

Alice Jacobs is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IntelligentMD, a molecular diagnostics company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that develops and manufactures tests for rapid, precise, clinically impactful detection of infectious diseases. After losing a patient to a healthcare-associated infection during her medical training, Jacobs founded IntelligentMD to leverage discoveries made in life sciences to improve efficiency in healthcare delivery, increase the confidence of clinicians in treatment and reduce the cost of care worldwide. Since founding the company, Jacobs has assembled a team of visionary leaders dedicated to her vision of integrating next generation solutions into current healthcare practices. In 2004, Scientific American named her as one of the top 50 innovators in science and technology. She serves as a Member of the Whitehead Board of Associates. She holds a BSc in Biological Sciences as well as a BA in Art History from Stanford University. Jacobs earned her MD from Harvard Medical School.