Massimo Prati

Embrace, San Francisco, CA

Encore Fellow 2014

“Embrace’s mission is to advance maternal and child health by delivering innovative solutions.  It may sound corny, but these days I wake up in the morning and I find myself thinking that this opportunity was meant to be.”
— Massimo Prati, 2014 Encore Fellow, Oakland CA

Massimo Prati retired from Cisco Systems, where he served 13 years as a Vice President and General Manager in the R&D organization. As an Encore Fellow, he served as the Director of Operations at  Embrace, where he was subsequently hired into this position.  Massimo is leveraging his general management expertise as well as strategic partnership and operations skills to help expand and scale the organization as it extends the global reach of its products. Embrace’s mission is to advance maternal and child health by delivering innovative solutions to the world’s most vulnerable populations.