Krista Donaldson

CEO, D-Rev


Krista Donaldson, PhD, has driven innovation in product design, engineering, and international development for more than 15 years. As D-Rev’s CEO, Krista led the release of Brilliance, a revolutionary device to treat severe neonatal jaundice, and the ReMotion prosthetic knee to remobilize above-knee amputees. Her leadership has won D-Rev acclaim as one of Fast Company's 50 Most Innovative Companies and a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. Krista holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University as well as an MSE (Product Design), MSME and a PhD from Stanford University. Her doctoral work was among the first to focus on engineering and social entrepreneurship in less industrialized economies.