Jacob (Bram) Stolk PhD, MBA
Vice President and General Manager
Global Research Organization
Bram Stolk is the Vice President and General Manager of the Global Research Organization (GRO) team for GE Healthcare, a $19 Billion division of General Electric. In this role, Bram will focus on driving world-class research and development alongside global research partners in the areas of innovative diagnostic imaging, surgical and life care solutions, healthcare IT, and life sciences. Through quality research, GE businesses are enabled to become global leaders in innovative quality products that drive effective, efficient, accessible healthcare for customers across the globe.
Bram has over 20 years of experience in strategically developing medical imaging products, with extensive work in sales management, product development, and collaborations management.
At Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bram began his career as a post-doctoral fellow in Radiology. Bram went on to lead initiatives in MRI development as a Product Manager and Principal Scientist at Otsuka Electronics. Building his academic relationships, Bram then managed the University of Utah Small Bore Animal Imaging Facility. After attaining his MBA, Bram tackled successively increasing research and product development responsibilities, most recently as the Sr. Director of Research and Development for the Siemens Healthcare MR Business in the USA.
Bram brings experience and passion to the GE team, and aims to collaboratively drive world-class, customer-focused research across global GE businesses.
Bram earned a PhD degree in Medicinal Chemistry and an Executive MBA from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, USA, where he now lives along with his wife, two children, two dogs, and two cats.