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GE Corporate Vice President, and CEO healthymagination GE
Sue Siegel is a GE Corporate Officer and the CEO of healthymagination, GE's $6 billion global commitment to foster innovations through Research and Development.
Prior to GE, Sue was a Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV) where she was drawn by the firm's commitment to investing around technology convergence and personalized medicine.
She has had a distinguished career as a corporate leader and with a background in biochemistry and molecular biology with over 25 years of experience. Sue's other industry experience includes Bio Rad Laboratories, Kodak, DuPont and Amersham International, now part of General Electric, and Affymetrix. In 1998, Sue joined Affymetrix, a startup on steroids and a pioneering life science company, to lead the commercialization efforts for the company's state-of-the-art GeneChip® technology. A year later, she took the helm as president and shortly after was appointed a board member. She led the company through a tremendous growth phase. During her presidency, the company scaled to almost $400 million in yearly revenue and was valued as a multi-billion market cap growth company.
"Today, cutting-edge technologies including sequencing and protein platforms are driving an explosion of molecular level information that boggles the imagination," she explains. "From all the technological advances in data generation, startups are creating powerful, new molecular diagnostics, devices, and therapeutics to make personalized medicine the standard of care."
Sue holds a M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Boston University Medical School and received her B.S. in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico. As a member of the Presidents' Circle of the National Academies, Sue serves as an advisor to the Institute of Medicine. She also serves on The Gladstone Institutes' Advisory Council and the Stanford ITI Council, is an YPO member, and was named a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute in 2003. Sue is Emeritus Board member of the Silicon Valley Tech Museum. She was named a Silicon Valley Woman of Influence, and Sue and her husband co-founded with Stanford Hospital, Checking-In?, an organization dedicated to serving our aging population.