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Nate Bailey

Chief Human Resources Officer, GE Digital

As the Chief Human Resources Officer at GE Digital, Nate is responsible for the company’s global HR talent, practices, policies and operations while building a culture where employees bring their best selves to work.

Nate has more than 25 years of experience in GE Human Resources roles across Financial Services, Healthcare, Media, and Transportation industries. Prior to joining GE Digital, he served as the Global Senior Human Resources Leader for GE Aviation’s Engineering Division.  

Nate began his GE career in 1996 with GE Capital as an HR Manager and held positions of increasing responsibilities, with his last role at Capital as VP, Employee Relations for the GE Card Services business. He then served in HR leadership roles at NBC Universal, GE Healthcare and GE Aviation. In 2018, he was named CHRO for GE Transportation, where he led the business through the merger with Wabtec. At Wabtec, Nate held the position of Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for Wabtec’s 27,000 employees across all P&Ls and functions in 50 countries prior to rejoining GE Aviation in October 2020.

Nate serves as a Board Member for Jobs for America’s Graduates, a non-profit organization focused on ensuring high risk high school students graduate and either enter the workforce or go on to college. 

Nate graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations.