Ganesh Bell is the former President at Uptake Technologies, LLC. Uptake is an AI software company that aims to help other companies undergo the process of digital transformation.

Prior to his becoming the President at Uptake Technologies, Bell was the Chief Digital Officer & General Manager of Commercial Software & Analytics at General Electric (GE). In this position, he led digital innovation and transformation.

Bell has held leadership positions in strategy, products, engineering and marketing across a rare mix of large industry leaders, startups, and fast growth companies. Recently he was EVP, GM & Chief Products Officer at ServiceSource, pivotal in its growth and successful IPO by transforming the company to a multi-solution cloud and data services provider and the leader in Recurring Revenue Management.

At SAP he was VP of Product Strategy & Management for the business intelligence & technology platform group of Business Objects and NetWeaver and earlier as VP of Portfolio Strategy in the Office of the CEO. Prior to SAP, he led platform strategy at PeopleSoft integrating J.D.Edwards product portfolio after acquisition where he served as Chief Software Architect. As an entrepreneur, he created YouCentric’s leading CRM products and led its core development to successful acquisition by J.D.Edwards.

Bell holds a B.S in Mathematics from University of Madras, India, and a M.S in Computer Science from North Dakota State University.