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Tim Cantwell

Chief Financial Officer

Tim is Chief Financial Officer of GE Ventures. Based in Menlo Park, CA, he joined the team in 2016.  

Tim leads the finance and business operations for GE Ventures. As a member of the investment committee, he drives capital allocation that bridges strategic value with the broader GE company. He is passionate about growth, operations excellence, and creative problem solving.  

Prior to joining the GE Ventures team, Tim held a series of executive roles with GE over ten years. Most recently, he served as Executive Director of M&A Finance at GE Capital. In this capacity, he led legal and financial restructuring of more than $100 billion of businesses to enable the sale of most of GE Capital’s assets. Tim has extensive global experience in valuations, analytics, and portfolio management and has held regional roles in Japan, Italy, Mexico, and the UK.  

Previously, Tim was an entrepreneur who founded and operated a residential construction company. 

He holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. 

In his spare time, Tim swaps his work clothes for scuba gear and goes diving.