Alok Nanda leads GE’s India Technology Centre and inspires multi-disciplinary GE technology teams to see, move, and create the future of flight, precision health and energy transition. He leads GE’s contemporary research innovation in India and maximizes value creation for our customers through strategic deployment of IQ/IP to industrialize solutions. Alok collaborates with GE’s internal and external partners to maximize value for GE from the India ecosystem through strategic partnerships, monetizing IP, and external funding. He stimulates a world class inclusive work environment for the organization and propagates a culture of Innovation for customer value while ensuring best-in-class talent.
Prior to his current role, Alok was the Chief Operating Officer at GE India Technology Centre, and General Manager for Engineering in India for GE Aviation. He developed and led an innovative and high-performing team to create deep technical impact across the GE Aviation business and established a successful Services Engineering organization in the region to support GE’s key customers. Alok has been with GE for over 21 years and has held engineering and technical leadership positions across Aviation, Power and Global Research. Prior to joining GE, he spent eight years at the Indian Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO).
Alok is the co-chairperson of the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) National Committee on R&D & Innovation. He has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai; and is based in Bangalore, India.