Shahira Raineri

  • Former marketing executive for healthcare giants including Siemens Healthcare Solutions and GE Healthcare
  • Built, ran and sold two franchised spa businesses  
  • More than 20 years in the healthcare industry


Shahira Raineri wrote about business operations and technology for (now Dotdash) from 2014 to 2015, drawing on her many years of experience working in business development. She has been a vice president of marketing for GE Healthcare and chief marketing officer for Siemens. She also was a franchisee for two Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa locations in California, overseeing all aspects of running the businesses, including procurement, marketing, sales, and compliance. 

She was most recently an instructor at Mission Vista High School in Vista, California, where she created and taught three new college-level patient care courses.


Raineri has a master's degree in biomedical and electrical engineering from Rutgers University. She also has a master's in business administration from the A&T Learning Center, Executive Learning Institute.

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