Sam Raha is senior vice president, Agilent and president of the Diagnostics and Genomics Group (DGG).
In May, 2017, Sam returned to Agilent after a decade of business leadership roles at other notable life science companies. He joined to lead the Strategy and Corporate Development team that would help the company create its first long range strategy and more aggressively seek acquisitions that strategically enhance Agilent’s offerings to customers.
Prior to re-joining Agilent, Sam was vice president of global marketing at Illumina, a San Diego-based life sciences company. He was responsible for product management, clinical and corporate marketing; marketing operations and strategy. He also led the successful go-to-market strategy and launch of many impactful products, including multiple sequencing systems and consumables.
Prior to his years at Illumina, Raha was vice president and general manager of the genomic assays business unit at Life Technologies, with P&L responsibility for the TaqMan™ franchise and next generation qPCR instruments and solutions.
Earlier in his career Raha was vice president and general manager of Agilent’s Americas Field Operations with responsibility for sales, regional marketing and customer support for the Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis Group, a position he held from 2004-2007.
Raha earned his MBA from Santa Clara university and has an undergraduate degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California, Berkeley.
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