Innovation Advisory Board

Sue Siegel

  • Chief Innovation Officer, GE

Sue Siegel is Chief Innovation Officer for GE and CEO for GE Ventures, focused on developing and accelerating innovation across the company. An innovator and disruptor at heart, she is a seasoned executive focused on uncovering new and sometimes unconventional paths to growth. She has 30+ years of corporate, entrepreneurial and venture capital experience all geared at one thing: turning untapped potential into real value.

Sue has been recognized in Fortune as one of “34 Leaders Who Are Changing Health Care” and as one of “The 100 Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley” by Silicon Valley Business Journal. She is an Aspen Institute Crown Fellow and was featured as a “Multiplier” in the bestselling book: “Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter.”

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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