Managing Director, New Business Creation, GE Ventures
Managing Director for GE Ventures, New Business Creation. Within GE Ventures, New Business Creation is focused on bringing together GE businesses with external parties, entrepreneurs and experienced management teams to accelerate the creation of new companies within strategic areas of growth. Allgood brings over twenty years of digital transformation and high technology expertise.
Prior to joining GE Ventures, Kiva Allgood was President, Smart Cities and Industrial IoT, for Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions, Inc. As the global business lead for Qualcomm’s Smart Cities and IIOT business, Allgood helped strategic partners and cities deliver on their connectivity and sustainability goals. Before joining Qualcomm, Allgood ran a startup focused on delivering high quality headphones and hearing devices to special needs children and adults. Allgood has also held executive positions at Motorola and GE. Most recently she was the General Manager for NA Retail and MVNO Sales at Motorola’s Handset Division in Chicago, Illinois.
Allgood holds board seats on CleanTech San Diego and Teen Volunteers in Action.
Allgood holds a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University and an MBA from Kellogg. She lives in San Diego, CA with her husband and two sons. She is an avid skier, sailor and loves to read.