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Sharon Knight


Ms. Sharon Knight served as Chief Operating Officer and President at Hawthorne Effect. Sharon is the most recent addition to our executive team, having joined the company in July 2016. Sharon brings to diverse finance, operating and leadership experience. Having started her career in commercial banking, Sharon subsequently assumed senior finance roles at KFC Corporation, Gap Inc., and Electronic Arts (EA). In 2005, she transitioned into Operations, creating EA's global development shared services organization and developing an internal customer ethos. In 2009, she left gaming for healthcare, becoming President of venture capital backed One Medical Group, transforming patient experience in primary care, and growing it from 4 to 16 locations in 3 markets. Since 2012, she has also been an active digital health/health IT angel investor and board member through her own Avik Ventures. Sharon holds an MBA in Finance from Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BA in Economics from Smith College. She served as Board Member at Ella Health.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Year Founded
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Sharon Knight Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Buoy Health 11-Aug-2017 Early Stage VC 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 000000 000000
0000 000000 08-Aug-2013 00000 00000 00.00 Clinics/Outpatient Services Out of Business 000000 000000
00000000 16-May-2013 0000 00000 00000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
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Sharon Knight Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Ella Health 01-Dec-2016 Out of Business Completed
00000000 06-Aug-2014 000000000000000000 Completed
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Sharon Knight Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Sharon Knight Angel Investor 0 Lafayette, CA