Jeff Immelt

Executive Chairman, athenahealth; Venture Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA); Chairman & CEO, GE, 2001 - 2017


Jeff Immelt was the 9th Chairman of GE and served as CEO for 16 years, transforming GE into a simpler, stronger, and more focused digital industrial company.


Immelt revamped the company’s strategy, global footprint, workforce, and culture, positioning it for the future. During his tenure, industrial earnings doubled and GE returned $143 billion in dividends, more than in the cumulative history of the company.