Emily Avila

Board of Directors

Emily Avila is an award-winning business communications consultant who has worked in television and public relations for 21 years. Her career started in television as a news reporter, producer, assignment editor and public affairs director.

She formerly managed production of an award-winning weekly television medical news magazine and has been the media spokesperson for academic medical centers in California (UC Davis Medical Center and Stanford Hospital & Clinics). 

She is the founder of Calypso Communications, providing marketing-communications consulting and coaching to executives around the world, focusing on health care, health tech, life sciences, and biotechnology.