About Leslie

Leslie Schrock is an author and angel investor working at the convergence of health and technology.

Her breakout hit, Bumpin’: The Modern Guide to Pregnancy mixes the latest clinical research with practical advice for working families.

Her second book, Fertility Rules, (Simon Element, Spring 2023) publishes in June 6 and addresses male and female fertility.

Leslie is an investor in Caribou, Roon, Pangea, Tonal, Perchwell, Legacy, Kinfield, and dbt Labs (and others), and an advisor to Maven, Alife, Origin, Oath, and Reverance. She is also on Gameto’s bioethics board, and the board of advisors at the Moody School of Communication at her alma mater, The University of Texas at Austin.

Leslie was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business, and her work has been featured in The Economist, Fortune, NPR, Time, GQ, CNBC, Forbes, Wired, The New York Times and New York Magazine.

Leslie Schrock

Guest Lectures

  • Academy of Art

  • Harvard Business School

  • Hult School of Business

  • Santa Clara University

  • Stanford d.School

  • University of Michigan

  • University of Texas


  • AIGA, San Francisco

  • SXSW, Austin

  • TEDx, London

  • HLTH, Las Vegas

  • Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Las Vegas

  • Web Summit, Dublin

  • WiredUK, London

  • Bon Appetech, San Francisco

  • Challengers, Barcelona

  • Chief Innovation Officer Summit, Sydney

  • Committee of 200, San Francisco

  • Designers Fund: Women in Design, Palo Alto

  • Digital Health Summit, San Francisco

  • Finnode Health Summit, Helsinki

  • Health Startup Europe, London

  • HealthXL Global Gathering, Dublin

  • Institute for the Future, Palo Alto

  • Mayo Transform, Rochester

  • Rock Health Summit, San Francisco

  • Skolkovo Foundation Health Summit, Moscow

  • Social Innovation Summit, San Francisco

  • Stanford Mobile Health, Palo Alto

  • Stat News Health Tech Summit, Online

  • VLab Enterprise Forum, Palo Alto

  • Wired Health, London

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For literary inquiries, please contact Julia Eagleton at Janklow & Nesbit.
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    Fertility Rules: The Definitive Guide to Male and Female Reproductive Health

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    Bumpin': The Modern Guide to Pregnancy: Navigating the Wild, Weird, and Wonderful Journey From Conception Through Birth and Beyond