Anna Skaya is the founder & CEO of Basepaws, an LA-based pet health company building a genetic
testing and health monitoring platform for pets (and their people) based on the simple need to keep our
Anna was a founding member of three prior startups with more than a decade of experience in building
brands, adtech and frontier technologies. At 27 she was the CEO of Groupon Russia where she had full
P&L responsibility and led a 500+ team to double-digit growth at one of the faster-growing consumer
companies in the world.
Basepaws is on track for exponential growth after investments from Shark Tank (Mr. Wonderful is a huge
fan), top Silicon Valley venture groups and world-known strategic companies, and Basepaws has recently
been awarded the Purina Innovation Prize. You can read the SingularityU case study about Basepaws to
get a more detailed look at their journey from idea to impact. Anna is passionate about making the world
better all and using technology and science to solve the world’s biggest problems.