As GE Research’s business program manager for GE Aviation, Mark coordinates with GE Aviation and the GE Edison Works business to define and deliver on their research and development strategies. He is a key stakeholder in the creation of their technology priorities and roadmaps, collaborates across GE Research disciplines to ensure program execution, and aligns funding and resources with the most critical needs.
Mark previously spent 10 years in various leadership roles with GE Aviation’s Mechanical Design and Commercial Systems Engineering organizations. He worked on development of CFM LEAP engine, from early design phases to entry into service with the A320 NEO & Boeing 737 Max.
Prior to joining GE, Mark worked in diesel engine design with roles as a systems engineer, new product introduction (NPI) design engineer, and services design engineer. Mark started his career with a skilled trades apprenticeship in Chicago as an engineering technician and machinist.
Mark is currently completing his PhD in Systems Engineering at Colorado State University. He holds a Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Chicago.