Erik Hallas leads the site operations teams for GE Research Niskayuna, including Facilities, Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), Sourcing, and Security.
Prior to joining GE Research, Erik served as the global projects logistics leader for GE Gas Power with teams located around the world that delivered power plant equipment from manufacturing and supplier locations to global customer sites. Erik previously held operational leadership roles with GE Gas Power, GE Renewables, and GE Capacitors in the areas of project management, sourcing, materials management, warehousing, and logistics. Erik joined GE as part of GE Power in 1999. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Erik is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduation, Erik entered the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Erik and his wife, Kathleen, live in Ballston Spa, New York with their three children, Erik Jr., Karsen, and Kameron.