Sandy Lazzari

EVP of People

Sandy Lazzari is the Executive Vice President of People at Emulate. She brings more than 20 years of extensive human resources experience, primarily in the life sciences and high-tech industries, spanning start-ups and more established organizations. In her role, Sandy drives Emulate’s culture and people strategies.  

Prior to joining Emulate, Sandy was the Vice President of Human Resources at Kala Pharmaceuticals, an emerging pharmaceutical company in the ophthalmology space. At Kala, she worked with leadership to build the company’s first commercial team and its structure and strategy through its first product launch. Before Kala, Sandy led human resources efforts at several other start-ups, including OvaScience, a business that is focused on the science of women’s fertility, and Quanterix, a diagnostics company focused on precision health. Sandy started working in the life sciences at Millipore, where she was a global business partner for a large business unit. 

Sandy holds a dual bachelor’s degree in psychology and business management from the University of Southern New Hampshire and several human resources certifications, including SPHR (Strategic Professional in Human Resources) and HCS (Human Capital Strategist) and is a certified executive coach.