Stephen Luczo Joins Board of Directors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Stephen Luczo

For release: July 10, 2018

STANFORD, Calif. – Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has announced the appointment of Stephen “Steve” J. Luczo to its Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2018.

Luczo is Executive Chairman of the Board of Seagate Technology, where he previously served as chief executive officer from 1998-2004 and 2009-2017. He has been recognized as one of the top 100 performing CEO’s in the world by Harvard Business Review, was ranked the No.1 Technology Leader in Bloomberg’s top 20 list in 2013, and is among the top 5 technology leaders as rated by CNN Money, Business Insider, Fortune Magazine and Institutional Investor

Visionary leader

“We are thrilled to welcome Steve to our board,” said Jeff Chambers, Chairman of the Board of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. “Steve is widely considered one of technology’s most influential and visionary leaders and will bring tremendous expertise to our organization at a time of rapid innovation in the health care industry.”

Luczo is best known for his leadership of the $20 billion buyout to take Seagate private in 2000, which up to that time was the single largest buyout in the technology industry and remains a text book case study at leading business schools around the world.

Luczo is a graduate of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. He also earned an undergraduate degree in Economics and Psychology from Stanford University. He is active in a variety of charitable initiatives, and has served on the management boards of Microsoft and the New York Stock Exchange, among others. Luczo also served on the Advisory Board of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

“At a time of continued transformation for Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, Steve’s consummate experience as a business leader makes him an excellent addition to our board,” said Dennis Lund, MD, interim CEO and chief medical officer of Packard Children’s Hospital. “Steve’s perspective as a recognized leader in the technology industry will be especially beneficial as we continue to focus on bringing new technologies to the forefront of patient care.”

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