Vishal Wanchoo is President and CEO for GE South Asia, effective October 1, 2017. In this role, Vishal is responsible for all of GE's operations in the South Asia region. Previously, Vishal was the Commercial Growth Leader for GE’s Global Growth Organization (GGO), developing growth and marketing strategies and execution plans for all GE businesses in the growth regions around the world (outside USA). This involved building strategic marketing capability including market research, competitive intelligence, segmentation, business case development and digital marketing capability across businesses.
Prior to his role as a Commercial Growth Leader, Vishal was heading Business Development, Growth & Strategy for GE South Asia and prior to that was running GE’s global Healthcare IT business (HCIT) based in the United States. Vishal began his career with GE in November 1997, as the Vice President and General Manager of the Imaging and Information Systems organization. He was appointed also a GE Officer in 2005.
Vishal is an alumnus of the Lawrence School, Lovedale. He earned an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from IIT Delhi and went on to pursue his Masters in computer engineering at the University of Southern California.