Innovation Advisory Board

Sue Siegel

  • CEO, Market Innovations, GE Ventures, healthymagination & IdeaWorks

Sue Siegel is CEO of Market Innovations, which includes GE Ventures, healthymagination, and IdeaWorks. Healthymagination is GE’s $6B commitment to enable better health for more people and applies GE’s scale to transform healthcare worldwide by incubating innovative businesses and solutions to increase healthcare’s quality, access, and affordability. GE Ventures is GE’s venture investing arm. It combines capital, technical and commercial expertise, infrastructure, and the GE global network of businesses to partner to scale great entrepreneurial ideas, while driving growth for our start-up partners and GE. IdeaWorks,formerly known as GE Licensing, is focused on transforming raw potential from GE IP and trademarks into solid commercial progress to build a better world for all.

Previously, as a financial VC, Ms. Siegel led investments in personalized medicine, digital health, and life sciences at Silicon Valley-based Mohr Davidow Ventures. Before her VC years, Ms. Siegel dedicated over 20 years driving the growth of breakthrough technologies at Bio-Rad, DuPont, Amersham, and Affymetrix (NASDAQ: AFFX). As President and Board Member of Affymetrix, Ms. Siegel built shareholder value, leading its transformation from a pre-revenue start up into a global, multi-billion dollar market cap genomics leader.

Ms. Siegel has served on over a dozen private and public corporate boards. She currently serves on the Boards of: the National Venture Capital Association, NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences-Cures Acceleration Network, Stanford Hospital Board’s IT Committee, serves on the Executive Committee of Santa Clara University’s Center for Science, Technology, and Society’s Board, Harvard Medical School’s Genetics Council, and as a member of Duke’s Institute for Health Innovation. She is a President’s Circle member of: the National Academies of Science, of YPO-WPO, of Women Corporate Directors, and a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. In the bestselling business book: Multipliers: How The Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, Ms. Siegel was a featured “Multiplier” and was recognized as one of “The 100 Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley”.

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