As chief information officer for GE Research, Dave leads a global team that develops, enables, and scales value-driven digital technologies and advanced digital capabilities for GE Research, the GE businesses, and U.S. government customers.
His team’s most recent innovations and missions include: next generation heterogeneous enterprise high-performance computing products and services with GPU acceleration and VIS capabilities; enterprise advanced materials platform for materials development and management; enterprise central highwall for critical intellectual property security; enterprise knowledge management communities and wikis for collaboration and problem solving; research analytics cloud with big data, machine learning as a service and digital thread for design automations; multitenant GovCloud landing zone and CMMC certification for government regulated data; research 5G technology testbeds for technology demonstrators; and custom software engineering for research customer relationship management, portfolio/project management, and government operations.
Prior to his current role, Dave served as engineering chief information officer for GE Oil & Gas where his teams drove digital transformation within engineering product development and across functions. Before joining GE, Dave spent more than 25 years with General Motors, leading teams in global systems development & operations, product development, and global manufacturing.
Dave currently serves as chair of the United States Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project Industry & Agency Council and chair of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Digital Engineering Integration Committee. He’s a governing body member of Gartner/Evanta’s regional CIO/CISO network.
Dave holds a Master of Science in Engineering and Management of Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University. He is a Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Black Belt.