Keith Longtin is the Mission Leader of Product Breakouts at GE Research. This lab has a deep focus on accelerating product breakout moves across the GE portfolio, focusing on competitive differentiation and commercial viability. In this role, Longtin and his team partner with GE businesses and functions to drive rigor, performance and alignment on critical technologies and products.
A 26-year GE veteran, Longtin has held leadership roles in engineering, manufacturing, and product development. In his former role, he was the General Manager of Onshore Wind Products at GE Renewable Energy. He was responsible for developing and executing GE’s product, technology and competitiveness strategy for wind. He pioneered GE Renewable Energy’s digital revolution through launches of the “brilliant” wind turbine, the Digital Wind Farm and Wind PowerUp platform, harnessing GE’s physical and digital expertise to produce greater outcomes for our customers.
Prior to rejoining the Renewables team, Longtin was the Technology Director for wind at GE Research where he led a broad portfolio of advanced research programs including unconventional blade design and manufacturing concepts, and state-of-the-art control development to better integrate wind power onto the grid.
Keith holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clarkson University and a master’s degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.