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Munesh Makhija

MS, Electrical Engineering (Purdue University) MBA (North Central College) BE, Electronics Engineering (University of Bombay)

Since 2019, as Vice President of Advanced Technologies at GE Research, Munesh leads disruptive technologies including ceramic matrix composites (CMCs), Additive Manufacturing and next generation biotechnologies that advance GE’s position in its markets. He directs internal R&D investments to seed future differentiated technologies for GE and chairs GE Research’s Chief Scientist council.

From 2014-2018, Munesh led a team of 8000+ GE engineers and scientists across GE's technology centers in India and China, driving growth in the regions by enhancing technical capability and through new product developments in renewable energy, affordable healthcare and transportation. In this capacity, Munesh served as the Chief Technology Officer for GE South Asia and GE China, focusing on locally relevant innovation in emerging growth markets.

Munesh’s prior positions at GE include VP for research at GE Healthcare, where he was responsible for research collaborations with academia and governments around the world, and CTO for GE Healthcare - India focused on affordable healthcare products and solutions for emerging markets. Munesh joined GE Healthcare in 2003 as Engineering Director for Patient Monitoring and was promoted in 2006 to General Manager for the Systems and Wireless division.

Prior to joining GE, Munesh was in the telecommunications industry and held positions in technology leadership, software engineering, new product development and product management.

Munesh received a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Bombay, a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, and an MBA from North Central College.

Munesh has served on industry and community boards including the Wisconsin Technology Council, Purdue University Industrial advisory board, CII Expert Group on Technology and the GE Asian Pacific American Forum.

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