John Lizzi is the Executive Leader, Robotics and Autonomous Systems at GE Research where he leads vision, strategy, and technical execution in robotics and autonomous systems. He and his team work across GE’s industrial portfolio to drive robotics and autonomy including applications in field service, manufacturing, and defense domains.
John sits on the Board of Directors of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the Technical Advisory Committee of the ARM (Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing) Institute, and chairs the A3’s AI Strategic Advisory Committee.
Over the past 20 years, John has held a number of technical program and leadership roles working closely with GE’s business units and strategic partners. He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, graduating with an M.S. Degree in Computer and Systems Engineering after graduating with a B.S. Computer Science from Siena College. John also holds an MBA from the State University of New York at Albany. He currently holds 11 patents.