Surekha Trivedi is VP Strategic Development at Danaher. She is a Senior Strategy, M&A, and Product Development Executive with a deep understanding of the life sciences, diagnostics, and healthcare markets. Recognized as a strategy expert and thought leader in technical, rapidly growing markets with expertise in commercializing early-stage technology. Key contributor to the transformation of Danaher Corporation from industrial conglomerate to global leader in life sciences and diagnostics through $25B of capital deployment.
Experienced at envisioning, defining, and executing opportunities for penetrating previously untapped market opportunities for scientific products.
Possess sophisticated communication skills and ability to explain highly complex markets and technology to a wide range of stakeholders, including Boards of Directors, non-technical C-suite executives, scientific customers, and government regulators. Skilled at creating visual presentations that drive associative thinking and compel stakeholders to take action on multi-billion dollar business opportunities.
Earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Materials Science Engineering from MIT and MBA from UCLA. Hold a patent and have authored numerous articles in mass media publications and peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Adept at recruiting, hiring, mentoring, and nurturing high performers to exceed expectations, become skilled leaders, and to contribute to the company mission and vision. Skilled at building long-range succession plans to ensure knowledge transfer and scalable growth. Serves as a Member of the Steering Committee for Danaher’s Women & Friends Associate Resource Group.