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Linnea Geiss

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Linnea Geiss

Chief Operating Officer

Linnea Geiss joined PDI Technologies in 2018 and brings over 20 years of global experience spanning operations, investing, strategy, and corporate development. As the Chief Operating Officer at PDI, Linnea leads a team of more than 1,500 global employees and oversees all product, engineering & professional services operations, innovation, and marketing & education functions. She helps develop and execute organic and acquisition initiatives to drive growth and strategic positioning across global markets.

Prior to joining PDI, Linnea served as head of Strategy and Corporate Development for NCR Corporation, as a venture capitalist with Arcapita, and in a variety of global operating roles with Radiant Systems. Her global transaction & business experience spans over 30 countries, and she has structured a wide variety of transactions in both public & private markets.

She has served as an independent advisor to several private equity firms and management teams and is an active member of a variety of local & global nonprofit civic & professional organizations. She is a widely recognized thought leader on topics of startups, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, M&A, and corporate governance.

She currently serves as a trustee of the Woodruff Arts Center, as a member of the corporate board of directors of Aptean, and as a special advisor to the International Board of Directors of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS).  

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Linnea Geiss, Chief Operating Officer, PDI Technologies