April 30 / 2020
As Hillrom’s General Manager and Executive Director of Global Innovation, Eric Agdeppa built four major organizations that fueled organic growth while steering the company’s purposeful global transformation. Prior to his work at Hillrom, Eric ascended the ranks of GE Healthcare to develop disruptive imaging solutions as a scientist, product manager, and P&L leader. He partnered with academics around the world to start 20 new research programs and spark the development of valuable new imaging technologies.
Although he served in key leadership roles for over a dozen important associations, including the International Association of Innovation Professionals, Society of Nuclear Medicine, and the International Association of Management of Technology, Eric is most proud of his work at Alberta Innovates Health Solutions as a Board Member and the Committee Chair for Compensation and Human Resources.
Eric has a Master of Science in Technology Management at the Howe School of Management at Stevens Institute of Technology, as well as a PhD in Biomedical Physics from the UCLA School of Medicine. He earned Servant Leadership Certification from Cornell University, Strategic Project Leader Certification from Project Management Institute (PMI), and a Six Sigma Green Belt.
As a respected industry thought leader, Eric has over 40 patents and served on four national conference panels since 2018.