Rita Jackon

Global Marketing Head, GE Healthcare’s Analytics & AI
Rita Jackson is the Global Marketing Head for all of GE Healthcare’s $19B Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. In her role, she is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of all global marketing functions. Prior to GE Healthcare, Rita was the Director of Watson Ecosystem at IBM Watson, where she established and led an organization that created a new ecosystem of entrepreneurial software application providers leveraging IBM’s Artificial Intelligence software. Her career began in the wireless field, working as a programmer for AT&T and Motorola and quickly moving to managing all aspects of product management, product marketing, and sales enablement activities. After receiving her MBA, she took on more leadership and executive roles at a wireless startup and PLATINUM technologies before becoming Director of Global Product Marketing at Computer Associates. Rita has a Computer Science and Mathematics degree from University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana, as well as an MBA in Marketing and International Business from DePaul University.

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