Why Former Tech Execs Are Leaving Google and Twitter to Start Health Care Companies
When Stephanie Tilenius, a former senior executive at eBay and Google, decided to start a health-coaching app, many in her network were incredulous. "Everyone thought I was crazy," she recalls. "Some people loved that I wanted to do something to help others, but a lot socially ostracized me." For many entrepreneurs, the health sector offers an enticing opportunity—with strings attached.