Marissa Fayer

CEO, HERhealthEQ / DeepLook Medical

Speaker Bio

Marissa Fayer is a 20+ medtech executive, innovator, entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. She is the CEO and founder of non-profit HERhealthEQ, CEO of DeepLook Medical, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Graybella Capital.  Her mission is to move innovation and the health of women forward throughout the world.   


Marissa has previously served as an executive at Hologic, Olympus (formerly ACMI), Maquet-Getting (formerly Atrium Medical), Providien Medical, and Accumed Innovative Technologies.  Her consulting clients include many of the Top 500 healthcare companies and innovative start-ups including Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Nuvasive, the National Institute of Health (NIH), Oerlikon Medical, Lonza Precision Medical, Emit Imaging, and others.   Marissa sits on the board of medtech companies Welwaze Medical and DeepLook Medical both focused on improving the diagnosis of breast cancer; and an Advisor to Impact.51 which is an Israeli accelerator focused on women’s health.  Marissa graduated from Boston University with a BS in Manufacturing Engineering, from University of Connecticut with an MBA, and from the IESE Business School in Barcelona of the Global Health Innovation Management program.


Marissa is a TEDx Speaker (2019 at TEDxLugano), a UCSC Miller Center Social Entrepreneur Fellow, and has been listed as one of the Top 100 Women in Medtech, a First in FemTech award winner in 2022, a Top Woman Activist to Watch, awarded the Africa Development Award, a Wonder Women in Medtech, and has delivered keynote discussions at the World Alliance Forum, MedExec Women, Medical Design & Manufacturing, Lithuanian Biotechnology Association, Leading Entrepreneurs of the World, Women’s Health Innovation Summit, DeviceTalks, GoldenSeeds TrendTalks, and others. Marissa has appeared in several online and print publications such as Forbes, Medical Design & Outsourcing, BloombergLaw, FemTech Analytics, the Maven Collective, Med Device Online, Citeline Commercial, and  With HERhealthEQ, Marissa and her team have impacted over 35,000 women’s lives with better health and are on the pathway to 1 Million women.  Marissa is dedicated to innovative solutions for global women’s health throughout the world.


Marissa lives in New York City and can be found at