A proven leader at GE that has successfully delivered multi-billion- dollar product and technology roadmaps in onshore wind for GE’s Renewable Energy business. Additionally, Keith has grown and operationalized a $650 million external technology pipeline for GE Research and is now leading a newly created Carbon Capture Breakout Team to accelerate the development and productization of carbon capture technologies to support the energy transition.
Representing one of the most exciting growth areas in the energy sector, Keith is overseeing a highly diverse, world-class technical team to develop and scale new carbon capture technologies, including direct air capture (DAC), to create multi-billion- dollar market opportunities for GE’s Power business.
Prior to being appointed to his current role, Keith served as the Director of Government & Commercial Research Operations at GE Research. In this role, he was responsible for increasing and operationalizing GE Research Center's external technology pipeline. This includes developing the R&D government capture strategy, creating strategic relationships with partners and leading the proposal and business development teams.
As 28-year GE veteran, Keith has held leadership roles in engineering, manufacturing, and product development for GE Renewable Energy and GE Research. Throughout his time, he has served as a catalyst for creating strong technology and business alignment giving rise to new and breakthrough products and services.
Previously, he was the General Manager of Onshore Wind Products at GE Renewable Energy, which encompassed a $7B product and service portfolio. In this role, he was responsible for developing and executing GE’s product, technology and competitiveness strategy for wind that included the launches of the “brilliant” wind turbine, the Digital Wind Farm and Wind PowerUp platform. Before that he was the Wind Technology Director at GE Global Research, leading a broad portfolio of advanced research programs including unconventional blade design, 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.