Elizabeth Comstock is presenting at Fast Company Innovation Festival on Nov 9, 2016  

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SVP & Chief Marketing Officer @
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Female
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New York
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Beth Comstock is passionate about change and innovation. She leads GE’s growth efforts via marketing, sales, licensing and communications and oversees GE Ventures. Her current priorities include partnering with and investing in start-ups, developing new markets in analytics, energy and affordable health through GE’s industrial internet, ecomagination and healthymagination initiatives, and making connections that spur a culture of inventiveness and grow brand value.

Previously she served as President of Integrated Media at NBC Universal where she oversaw ad sales, marketing and research, and led the company’s digital media efforts, including early development of hulu.com, Peacock Equity, and acquiring ivillage.com.In 2003, she was named GE’s first Chief Marketing Officer in more than 20 years. Previously, she held a succession of roles at GE, NBC, CBS and Turner Broadcasting.

Beth is a member of Nike’s Board of Directors and Trustee president of the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.She serves on the board of Quirky, an online hub that makes invention accessible and is a start-up partner with GE on smart consumer products.She graduated from the College of William and Mary with a degree in biology.

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Vice Chair, GE

Aug, 2015 - Current   (about 1 year)

SVP & CMO

Mar, 2008 - Current   (over 8 years)

SVP & Chief Marketing Officer

2008 - Current   (over 8 years)
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1996
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Vice President, Communications
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Corporate Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
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Vice President of Corporate Communications

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  • Member of Board of Directors
    2011

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Upcoming Event Appearances (1)

Fast Company Innovation Festival

November 09, 2016 - November 13, 2016

12:00am - 11:30pm

Civic Hall / NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York, New York, United States

The Fast Company Innovation Festival will span the city, showcasing the most intriguing stories of innovation, creativity, and leadership.

Past Event Appearances (7)

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