An established strategic thought leader and business executive in the Life Sciences, Medical Device and Healthcare Technology sectors, Greg Lucier is a proven game-changer with an eye for innovative technologies that will radically alter healthcare in the 21st century.
Known for his success in the capacity of Chief Executive Officer and Board Director roles, he has demonstrated expertise in guiding enterprise growth through his focus on the integration of internal operating assets, building innovation capabilities, making accretive acquisitions, creating IP portfolios, expanding globally, and repositioning business models.
As Chairman and CEO of NuVasive, a medical device company that has transformed spine surgery by pioneering minimally invasive technologies, Lucier and his team are again pushing the boundaries of innovation with their recently launched Integrated Global Alignment procedural solution, poised to change, yet again, how spine surgery is done. Lucier’s vision on the power of genomics to eradicate disease states such as cancer, led the growth trajectory of Life Technologies Corporation during the eleven years he served as Chairman and CEO. The company was at the forefront genomics research, providing over 50,000 laboratory and genomic testing products to customers in 180 countries, holding over 5,000 essential patents, and $4 billion in revenue prior to the acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific in 2014 for $15.6 billion – one of the largest life sciences acquisitions to date.
Lucier’s earlier career with General Electric Company was focused on starting up and transforming major business models. During his tenure he served as President, Medical Information Technologies/GE Healthcare, overseeing the networking of medical electronic devices, digital imaging, and clinical information systems with revenues of $1.8 billion. He was promoted by the GE board to an officer of General Electric Corporation to serve as Vice-President Global Services/GE Healthcare, the company's $2 billion healthcare services business where he successfully led the transformation from a machine maintenance focus to GE being regarded as a powerhouse in remote diagnostics.