Melanie Venter-Roit

Marketing & Communications

Melanie Venter-Roit

Marketing & Communications

Through a thoughtful, comprehensive, results-oriented process, and years of experience, Melanie builds and activates MyCancerDB’s custom communications and marketing programs to increase brand awareness to result in sustainable growth.

In her eighteen-year career, Melanie has led successful PR campaigns for a wide range of projects, from Fortune 500 corporations and government initiatives to tech startups. She is a visionary communications professional who works daily with top-tier national and international media and serves as a spokesperson on behalf of companies.

With every project, she has always prioritized initiatives with a shared core value—innovation. Melanie has strategized the successful launches of several clean tech startups, and secured worldwide, top-tier media coverage, including a front-page story in The Wall Street Journal. She has managed the communications for groundbreaking scientific achievements, including the creation of first synthetic bacterial genome.  Melanie managed the announcement of the largest investment to date ($600M) in clean energy R&D from Exxonmobil for Synthetic Genomics, Inc, and introduced the first plant-based wetsuit from Yulex and Patagonia.

Melanie graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in communications.

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