Sue Siegel, a seasoned VC and former CEO of GE Ventures, will talk to Tiffany Thompson, Head of Global Marketing and Events, Oracle for Startups, and break down what every leader needs to know, whether you're just starting out, or your team is rapidly growing. Here's what you can expect to walk away with:
- Building great teams from the ground up
- Honing leadership skills that can help accelerate growth
- Working with potential partners
- Finding and collaborating with VCs and CVCs
Board Member, CEO + VC
Oracle for Startups
Head of Global Marketing
Sue Siegel is a purpose-driven business leader who helps companies identify and seize transformative opportunities that build markets, impact lives, and leave an enduring mark on the world.
An innovator known for her ability to build strong teams, Sue has powered game-changing ideas that advance industries for three decades. With vast experience across sectors, she has been on the forefront of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution,” helping companies harness technologies that help them grow and scale.
As GE’s Chief Innovation Officer and CEO of GE Ventures, Sue led the development and acceleration of innovation across GE for seven years. She oversaw investment in promising startups, creating and scaling new companies, and commercializing GE’s intellectual property. She also led strategy planning and oversaw the global marketing function.
Tiffany Thompson heads up global Marketing at Oracle for Startups, a unique virtual acceleration program that enables mutually beneficial, business-building partnerships between startups, customers, and Oracle. She joined Oracle in 2012 via startup acquisition when Oracle bought Vitrue, a SaaS social publishing startup based in Atlanta. Previously, she ran her own marketing consulting business and was Director of National Accounts for the Canadian Tourism Commission