Dr. William “Eddie” Amos

Corporate Vice President Predix Platform and Industrial Applications, GE Digital

Eddie currently serves as the Vice President of Predix Platform and Industrial Applications for GE Digital. With over 30 years of enterprise and industrial software development experience, Eddie now leads product strategy, development and solutions for the Digital business, inclusive of the Predix platform and Predix applications like Asset Performance Management (APM), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Automation and other technologies that allow customers to digitize their operations and unlock unprecedented productivity. Eddie joined GE Digital through GE’s acquisition of Meridium in 2016. In the four-years Eddie served as CTO of Meridium, the company revenues grew over 70% before being acquired by GE Digital. Since Joining GE, Eddie has focused on the integration of the APM products of the two companies to release the industry’s most comprehensive unified APM product offering.

Prior to his time at Meridium, Eddie was the Vice President of Developer Marketing and Evangelism at Juniper Networks. His team was responsible for the marketing, strategy and external evangelism of Junos and the Junos Space Platform. During his tenure, the group launched the Juniper Developer Network and increased the number of active developers by more than 500%. Other accomplishments included the creation of a scalable interactive online community and marketplace.  Before Juniper, he was a Partner and General Manager of the Developer Platform and Tools group at Microsoft. Here his team was responsible for strategy, evangelism, planning and marketing for products like Visual Studio, Expression, .NET, IIS and Silverlight. He also managed teams at Microsoft that focused on the technical enablement of the Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) community. 

Eddie also served as Vice President of Business Technology at webMethods, where his team focused on complex enterprise integration problems and supported the efforts of the IS Community. Previous roles include senior manager in the Product Management Group at Lotus Development, Information Architect for GSA, and Network Security and IT procurement for the U.S. Navy. He has been very involved in the start-up community for years, serving on several technology and innovation boards, and he is also a pilot, sailor and amateur radio operator in his spare time.

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