Leslie invests in start-up companies in the healthcare industry, specializing in digital health and healthcare IT, medical device technology, and emerging business models. Leslie joined GE Ventures in 2014 after 16 years of experience in venture capital investing as Managing Director with ONSET Ventures. She works with GEV portfolio companies Neuronetics, Chrono Therapeutics, Digisight, Iora, Omada Health and Arterys. Board seats prior to GEV include Sadra Medical (acquired by Boston Scientific), and Spinal Concepts (acquired by Abbott Labs). Prior to venture investing, Leslie spent 19 years serving in various operating roles at both large corporations and small venture backed start-up companies including VP of Sales and Marketing at Medtronic CardioRhythm, VP of Marketing at Embolic Protection, Inc. (acquired by Boston Scientific) and key positions at start-ups Nellcor (now Medtronic/Covidien), Ventritex (acquired by St. Jude), Menlo Care (acquired by J & J), and GE’s Healthcare Division. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Purdue University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Leslie has served on advisory boards or as guest faculty at several universities including Purdue, Stanford, and UC Berkeley.
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