Jwala Karnik, MD

EVP of Global Strategy & Partnerships

Jwala joined as the EVP of Global Strategy & Partnerships in April 2021, although she has been an advisor to HydraFacial since 2017. Prior to joining HydraFacial, she served in operational and strategic roles within aesthetics for over 14 years working with large and small companies and was most recently the Chief Medical Officer for Suneva Medical. She was previously an entrepreneur-in-residence with Versant Ventures, focused in aesthetics, and was a leader in McKinsey & Company’s West Coast Healthcare Practice. She completed her medical fellowship training at UCSF, received her MD from University of California San Diego, and a BA from UC Berkeley.