Kathy McGroddy-Goetz, Ph.D


Dr. McGroddy-Goetz has served on our board of directors since June 2020. She has more than 25 years of experience leading global teams across business development, strategy, research and development, and product management.  She has commercialized pioneering technologies spanning from microelectronics through cloud, advanced data analytics, AI, hardware, software, and middleware with an emphasis on healthcare and life sciences applications. Dr. McGroddy-Goetz has served as the Global Head of Strategic Partnerships at Medidata Solutions, a Dassault Systemès Company, since October 2018 where she has also concurrently held other strategy, alliances and marketing executive roles. Previously, she held various leadership positions at IBM beginning in 1992, and most recently was Vice President, Strategy and Innovation, IBM Watson Health. Dr. McGroddy-Goetz received a B.S. in Physics from SUNY Binghamton and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biophysics from Cornell University.