Eric Olson, Founder and CEO
Eric Olson is CEO and founder of Babson Diagnostics. Eric led the company’s incubation at Siemens Healthineers as VP, Disruptive Diagnostics since 2015.
Eric previously served as VP, Portfolio & Product Management for Siemens’ clinical laboratory business. In this role, he was globally responsible for portfolio strategy, product management, and R&D budget allocation for the company’s current and future products, including ADVIA, Centaur, Dimension, Vista, IMMULITE, and Atellica.
Eric also served as the global head of Siemens’ clinical laboratory automation and IT business, which advanced from #2 to #1 in market share during his tenure. In this role as VP, Automation & IT, he was also responsible for the company’s web properties and $1B+ in e-commerce operations.
Eric earned his Bachelor’s in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Master’s in Technology Management from the University of Pennsylvania. He has a technical background in software architecture and development.