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Tecco shares her personal philosophy on why it's important to take risks, and why it's more fun than anything corporate.

Halle's Biography

Hometown: Solon, Ohio    
Dream Job Growing Up: Design Editor    
Her Biggest Female Inspiration: Michelle Obama   
Three Attributes to Describe Herself: intelligent, fierce and modest

Halle Tecco is the co-founder and CEO of Rock Health, a startup accelerator for entrepreneurs in the world of health and technology. For five months, Rock Health hosts workshops and speakers to help entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground. Tecco is in charge of building partnerships overseeing strategic direction for the company. But Tecco isn’t new to the entrepreneurial scene. She previously launched Yoga Bear, a non-profit organization that connected cancer patients with yoga.
With a BS from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, Tecco has previously worked for Apple, Intel and Kiva.org. In addition to the many positions she's held, Tecco also has an impressive writing portfolio. She has written for Huffington Post, Harvard Business School Publishing, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Glamour.com and Forbes. She currently lives in San Francisco with her husband and was named one of CNN’s 12 entrepreneurs reinventing healthcare.

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