Beth Comstock

Author of "Imagine It Forward"; Trustee, National Geographic; Director, Nike

Beth Comstock is a change-maker who has helped companies, big and small, grapple with rapid-fire change and open up to transformation. She is currently navigating forward as an author, instigator, and connector.

She was formerly vice chair of GE. Over nearly two decades at GE, she led efforts to accelerate new growth and innovation. Comstock initiated GE’s digital and clean-energy transformations, developed new businesses, increased GE’s brand value, and partnered to enhance its inventive culture. She led the creation of Current, an intelligent environments business, GE Ventures & Licensing, FastWorks, ecomagination and healthymagination, and oversaw GE Lighting. She was responsible for the sales, marketing, and communications functions, and was the company’s first chief marketing officer in twenty years.

As president of Integrated Media at NBC Universal, Comstock oversaw ad revenue and the company’s digital efforts, including the early development of hulu.com. She held a succession of marketing and communications roles at GE, NBC, CBS, and Turner Broadcasting/CNN.

Comstock is a director at Nike and trustee of the National Geographic Society. She graduated from the College of William and Mary with a degree in biology.

 

Twitter- @bethcomstock

Book- https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B078LJW4G4?tag=randohouseinc10693-20

Past Appearances

Measured Thoughts: October 22, 2018

Host David Reibstein is joined by Beth Comstock (Author of “Imagine It Forward”; Trustee, National Geographic; Director, Nike) on the Monday, October 22, 2018 edition of Measured Thoughts.Read More

Air Date: Monday, October 22, 2018

Mastering Innovation: September 27, 2018

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Beth Comstock (Author of “Imagine It Forward”; Trustee, National Geographic; Director, Nike) and Mir Imran (Chairman & CEO, Rani Therapeutics) on the Thursday, September 27, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018

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On Wharton Business Radio

Women@Work: November 7, 2018 Episode Featured ImageWomen@Work: November 7, 2018

Beth Comstock is a change-maker who has helped companies, big and small, grapple with rapid-fire change and open up to transformation. She is currently navigating forward as an author, instigator, and connector. She was formerly vice chair of GE. Over nearly two decades at GE, she led efforts to accelerateRead More

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