The challenge in a startup is you hit a lot of turbulence, and you want people who understand that it's just turbulence and not a crisis.

Anne Wojcicki

Anne Wojcicki

Profession: Entrepreneur
Nationality: American

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If health care is a $2.7 trillion industry, and a huge percentage is paid by the government, then you have to be involved in politics to make a difference.

I believe that we all have freedom to shape our own life and the world around us.

I think we are definitely suffering from an information overload, but I believe that there is going to be better and better ways of organizing that information and processing it so that it will enhance your daily life.

It's one of the things I want people to understand about science... You don't have to be the best person in the world at it. But you can be good, and there are so many different opportunities in science.

There's nothing more raw in life than when you're sick.

Genetic testing in the future is going to be seen as critical as testing your cholesterol.

I still meet old-school scientists who are like, 'Oh honey, women aren't good at science.' You kind of dismiss them as insane.

There's nothing worse than walking into a hospital and seeing people sick and miserable and having a horrible treatment.

Every couple of weeks, someone writes in and says, '23andMe saved my life.'

I think being on a constraint with money makes you much more creative.

I think it is absolutely crazy in this day and age that I have to go through a trial and error method to see if my child is allergic to an antibiotic or peanuts. I should just know.

TIVO was a big shift in how people watched TV, but everyone understood the concept of TV. No one really understands the concept of, well why would I want my genetic information?

Physicians should be genotyped.

When Amazon emerged, people had these debates about whether people would put their credit cards online.