Managing Director

Daphne Li

Daphne is Managing Director of Business Acceleration at Health2047 Inc. and Chief Operating Officer for Akiri. During her career, she has helped launch and scale numerous technology-based startups as well as identify and develop new growth areas for Fortune 500 brands. Her passion for scaling companies started at Bain & Company where she served on the business acceleration team, helping early-stage companies develop business models, secure investments, launch products, and scale operations. Prior to joining Health2047 Inc., Daphne was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise at SaaS platform provider Upwork where she grew new sales by 850%. She also led marketing and product management at ADP, transforming a shrinking claims business into a SaaS platform and data business that was sold for $1B. Additionally, as Director of Strategy for Apple’s $1.2B Education group, Daphne forged strategic partnerships, co-created a new sales model, and helped redefine Apple’s education market offering. She holds both an MBA and a BA in Economics from Stanford.