With a background as a registered nurse, a practicing physician, chief medical officer, strategy leader, CIO, teaching professor and product manager in the healthcare and healthcare IT arenas, Michael brings very broad and deep healthcare and technology domain expertise to the GE leadership team. Before joining GE, Michael was the Global Chief Medical Officer and Head of Solution Strategy for CSC Healthcare Vertical and also held roles with AGFA including global Chief Medical Officer and Head of its Enterprise IT business unit. Michael studied medicine at the Universities of Magdeburg and Medical College Potsdam, and medical informatics at the Medical College of Cologne. Michael is board certified in Medical Informatics and Emergency Medicine, holding an M.D. and a PhD in Medical Informatics.