Melissa began her career in technology at Qualcomm, Hewlett Packard and Netopia. She then transitioned to healthcare, as President of Drip Drop, Inc. (an oral rehydration product for hospital and home use). Melissa joined New Enterprise Associates (NEA), as a Partner in early 2015. Prior to that she was an operating partner at Khosla Ventures. She focuses on executive talent acquisition and investing in founder/CEOs across health tech, enterprise and consumer sectors.