CEO & Founder, Envested
Isa Watson is the Founder and CEO of Squad by Envested, a data-driven software company revolutionizing how people create meaningful connections across their work-life experience. Named in Inc Magazine’s “30 under 30” list in 2017, Squad by Envested has also been featured in Forbes, Bloomberg, Fast Company, Inc and Entrepreneur.com. The company receives backing by notable Silicon Valley VC firms, like Harrison Metal and Precursor VC with enterprise customers companies like Walmart.com, Jet and WeWork.
Isa earned an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a M.S. in Pharmacology from Cornell University and a B.S. in Chemistry from Hampton University, where she was an American Chemical Society and National Science Foundation Scholar. Before founding Squad, Isa was a Vice President of Digital Strategy at JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) in New York and Hong Kong, where she worked closely with senior management to build and execute various strategic initiatives across product development, analytics, marketing and client services across various JPMC businesses. Prior to this, Isa worked at Pfizer both as a research chemist and as a clinical trial strategy analyst. In the research group, she developed drug candidates for diabetes treatment, with her work on glucokinase activators published in Tetrahedron Letters. In the clinical group, she designed and executed statistical analyses to inform and support the global clinical strategies for Lyrica® in over 15 countries.