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Lisa Suennen

Senior Managing Director, Healthcare Investing, GE Ventures; Managing Partner, Venture Valkyrie, LLC

Lisa Suennen is Senior Managing Director at GE Ventures, leading the firm's healthcare venture fund She is also Managing Partner at Venture Valkyrie, LLC, a publishing and media firm. Suennen is also founder of CSweetener, a not-for-profit company focused on matching women new to the healthcare C-Suite with experienced mentors. Suennen is on faculty at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, where she teaches classes on healthcare venture capital. Suennen has had a long career in healthcare venture capital and healthcare company operations. She is on numerous company and not-for-profit boards and is an advisor to the AHA, NASA and a Health Innovation Fellow of the Aspen Institute. Suennen writes a widely read blog on healthcare and technology and hosts a biweekly podcast on the topic called Tech Tonics.