Ganesh Bell is GE's first chief digital officer & general manager of Software & Analytics, working across GE's largest industrial business, GE Power, as well as GE Software. In this position he leads digital innovation and transformation, and is responsible for the digital solutions business and digital engagement to drive business growth. Ganesh has held leadership positions in strategy, products, engineering, and marketing across a rare mix of large industry leaders, startups, and fast growth companies. Recently he was executive vice president, general manager, and chief products officer at ServiceSource, and played a pivotal role in its growth and successful IPO by transforming the company to a multi-solution cloud and data services provider and the leader in recurring revenue management. At SAP he was vice president of product strategy & management for the business intelligence & technology platform group of Business Objects and NetWeaver. Before that, he served as vice president of portfolio strategy in the Office of the CEO. Prior to SAP, he led platform strategy at PeopleSoft, integrating the J.D. Edwards product portfolio after acquisition where he served as chief software architect. As an entrepreneur, he created YouCentric’s leading CRM products and led its core development to successful acquisition by J.D. Edwards.
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