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Mike Barber

VP Healthymagination, GE.

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 Mike Barber Biography

Michael J. Barber is a GE Officer and the VP of GE's healthymagination business strategy on global health. The healthymagination charter is (by 2015) to improve the quality of care by 15% or more, reduce the cost of procedures and processes through the appropriate use of GE technologies and services by 15% and increase access to technologies and services essential to health by 15%.

Prior to this position Barber, a 25+ year GE veteran, was Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for GE Healthcare, leading a technology team of more than 7,000 engineers, technologists and scientists working in diverse fields such as MRI, CT, ultrasound, patient monitoring, anesthesia, life sciences, imaging contrast agents and health-related R&D at GE Healthcare. Healthcare's revenue totals over $17B and the company spends over $1B annually for R&D.

Barber started with GE in 1982 and has had a variety of roles in engineering, operations and product management. As the Manager of the Digital X-ray Detector Platform, Barber led a team that eliminated the need for film in X-ray procedures. Barber holds patents for novel X-ray system designs and has been directly involved with many product advances in the field of diagnostic imaging.

When Barber was selected to lead healthymagination in June 2009, GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt remarked "Over the last four years, Mike has led all aspects of product development for advanced healthcare technologies, Mike knows how our technology can help patients, he knows what doctors, clinics and hospitals need to improve care and cut costs and he knows how to lead teams. With his deep experience in engineering and technology and his strong operations and process-driven expertise, Mike is the right leader to lead healthymagination and to grow our healthcare partnerships globally."

Barber is also an active champion of GE's African American Forum, GE's premier affinity group addressing professional development for the company's African-American employees. He is executive sponsor for the sustainability portion of GE's $30+ million philanthropic commitment to improve healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa. He has also served as chair of the Milwaukee Chapter of the Elfun Society (a volunteer organization of GE employees).

Barber was named as a "Top 40 under 40" in 1997 by the Milwaukee Business Journal, named in Black Enterprise's 'Master of Innovation' in 2009, serves as a Regent at his alma mater (Milwaukee School of Engineering) and serves on the board of National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME).

Barber is a member and former Treasurer of Sweet Communion Baptist Church, is married to Jacqueline Herd-Barber and has 2 children; Lauren (19 studying Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard) and Justin (17).

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    Booking fees for Mike Barber, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mike Barber, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Mike Barber

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Mike Barber Biography

Michael J. Barber is a GE Officer and the VP of GE's healthymagination business strategy on global health. The healthymagination charter is (by 2015) to improve the quality of care by 15% or more, reduce the cost of procedures and processes through the appropriate use of GE technologies and services by 15% and increase access to technologies and services essential to health by 15%.

Prior to this position Barber, a 25+ year GE veteran, was Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for GE Healthcare, leading a technology team of more than 7,000 engineers, technologists and scientists working in diverse fields such as MRI, CT, ultrasound, patient monitoring, anesthesia, life sciences, imaging contrast agents and health-related R&D at GE Healthcare. Healthcare's revenue totals over $17B and the company spends over $1B annually for R&D.

Barber started with GE in 1982 and has had a variety of roles in engineering, operations and product management. As the Manager of the Digital X-ray Detector Platform, Barber led a team that eliminated the need for film in X-ray procedures. Barber holds patents for novel X-ray system designs and has been directly involved with many product advances in the field of diagnostic imaging.

When Barber was selected to lead healthymagination in June 2009, GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt remarked "Over the last four years, Mike has led all aspects of product development for advanced healthcare technologies, Mike knows how our technology can help patients, he knows what doctors, clinics and hospitals need to improve care and cut costs and he knows how to lead teams. With his deep experience in engineering and technology and his strong operations and process-driven expertise, Mike is the right leader to lead healthymagination and to grow our healthcare partnerships globally."

Barber is also an active champion of GE's African American Forum, GE's premier affinity group addressing professional development for the company's African-American employees. He is executive sponsor for the sustainability portion of GE's $30+ million philanthropic commitment to improve healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa. He has also served as chair of the Milwaukee Chapter of the Elfun Society (a volunteer organization of GE employees).

Barber was named as a "Top 40 under 40" in 1997 by the Milwaukee Business Journal, named in Black Enterprise's 'Master of Innovation' in 2009, serves as a Regent at his alma mater (Milwaukee School of Engineering) and serves on the board of National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME).

Barber is a member and former Treasurer of Sweet Communion Baptist Church, is married to Jacqueline Herd-Barber and has 2 children; Lauren (19 studying Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard) and Justin (17).

FAQs on booking Mike Barber

  • How to book Mike Barber?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Mike Barber for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Mike Barber, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Mike Barber or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Mike Barber?

    Booking fees for Mike Barber, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mike Barber, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Mike Barber?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Mike Barber for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mike Barber for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Mike Barber or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Mike Barber or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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