As director of business research & strategy for GE Research, Matt leads a team of business program managers who work with leaders from across the GE businesses to develop and deliver strategies, funding, and execution of their research programs. They influence technology roadmaps, ensure GE research aligns with business priorities, and accelerate technology adoption into GE’s products.
Since joining GE in 1999, Matt has held key leadership positions in product line, market development, and supply chain. Prior to GE Research, Matt was with GE Power where he most recently served as chief strategy & marketing officer. Matt drove market analytics and delivered growth strategies for the business. He refreshed every major product line and drove regional prioritization. GE Power delivered more than $15 billion of operating margin during Matt’s three years in that role. Prior to that, Matt served as market development general manager and a product line leader for GE Renewable Energy. In this role, Matt led a team that developed the business strategy for GE’s wind and solar product lines. Among his accomplishments, Matt helped guide the dramatic turnaround of GE Renewable Energy from a small bankrupt acquisition to a more than $7 billion industry leader.
Matt holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Union College.
Matt and his wife, Kristina, live in Slingerlands, New York with their four children.