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Kathryne Reeves

Kathryne Reeves

SVP, Strategy, Global Product Management, and Marketing

Kathryne Reeves has more than 25 years of marketing and general management experience in roles across healthcare, technology, and consumer products. As SVP, Strategy, GPM, and Marketing, she lends her extensive leadership experience and biotech acumen to execute Cepheid’s strategy, drive the success of on-market technologies and solutions, and prepare best-in-class launch practices for our next-generation products.

Before joining Cepheid in May 2024, she served as SVP, Chief Marketing Officer at Illumina, a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies with customers in the research, clinical, and applied markets. Kathryne led the global product and marketing teams responsible for the rapid expansion of Illumina’s next-generation sequencing. Prior to her role with Illumina, Reeves was SVP of Enterprise Marketing and General Manager of the Medical Services Global Business Unit at Cardinal Health, where she managed a rapidly growing portfolio with annual revenues in excess of $1 billion USD. Earlier roles include positions at Booz Allen Hamilton, AOL/Time Warner, Nationwide Insurance, and Scotts Miracle-Gro, among others.

Kathryne holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and the International Women’s Forum where she was a Leadership Fellow in 2017. Kathryne was named one of the Top Influential Women in Corporate America by the Savoy Network in 2016.

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