Reema Poddar

Executive - VP of Software Engineering, General Electric Company
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Reema Poddar leads GE Digitals's Core software technology team that drives thought leadership and execution of the digitalization strategy. She is responsible for identifying and executing on growth levers that leverage IT, Operations, Security, and Go-to-market functions across GE's Product and Application portfolio on PREDIX platform for Industrial Internet Initiatives. Ms. Poddar has a unique profile that spans Global Engineering, Product Development, and Professional Services expertise. In GE she has held several strategic roles leading such varied business verticals as Industrial Automation, Manufacturing, Healthcare. In her current role within GE's new start up software business, she laid the foundation, processes and practices for Asset Performance Management software portfolio, a SAAS offering that delivered a substantial year over year growth.

Prior to joining GE, Ms. Poddar was the technology leader for Intellution Inc., a startup business that GE acquired. She is very passionate about talent development and strongly believes in creating high performance organizations. She dedicates time for coaching and mentoring to create a driven and motivational team, and strongly believes that high employee satisfaction leads to high customer satisfaction. She has created and led several programs within and outside GE to support this cause through affinity groups and technology adoption. Ms. Poddar holds a Master's in Computer Science and a Master's in Electronics.