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  • Dusty Majumdar PhD  

    Dusty Majumdar PhD
    Keynote Speaker

    VP and Chief Marketing Officer, IBM Watson Health and IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences


    Dusty Majumdar leads all aspects of marketing for IBM Watson Health and IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences as vice president and chief marketing officer. .

    With over 20 years of marketing and leadership experience, Majumdar is focused on driving marketing excellence across the organization. He has deep domain expertise and experience in healthcare, ranging from strategic marketing to go-to-market execution in companies such as GE Healthcare and, more recently, a diagnostic startup, Exact Sciences. In this oncology startup for early detection of cancer using genomics, Majumdar managed strategy, marketing, and investor day/board presentations as the head of strategy/marketing, partnering with the CEO for DNA-based early cancer screening solutions for GI, lung, and pancreatic cancer based on next generation sequencing (NGS) leveraging cancer DNA detection with liquid biopsies.

    At GE Healthcare, he led the marketing and branding for major imaging scanner (CT) launches for nearly a decade, which led to dramatic improvement in diagnostic confidence and lowering of radiation dose for patients. Prior to joining GE, Majumdar worked at the 3M Corporation at their R&D Division where he led the development of polymeric multilayer optical films. He has over 25 U.S. Patents, and his work has appeared in more than 30 peer-reviewed publications.

    Majumdar holds a BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology and a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin.