Our ‘GE Blog’ contributors are instrumental in leading the conversation by providing insight into helping you solve your operations challenges and getting to market more quickly with a competitive advantage.
Always willing to try new things in marketing, Renee is “connecting” via collaborative technologies every day. Look for Renee on Twitter @ReneeKArmstrong and follow her tweets about the Industrial Internet and how it is changing the industry today.
Mark believes automation software should deliver relevant information anytime, anywhere. His team is pioneering the use of advanced applications on mobile devices, incorporating the same technology we use in our everyday life to industrial environments. For Mark, real time operational intelligence is available today. Connect with Mark on LinkedIn.
Rebecca leads Automation & Controls’ Global Product Solutions team to deliver total customer value in Industrial Automation and Advanced Manufacturing. She and her team are passionate about harnessing the power of the Industrial Internet for customers around the world. She has worked at GE for more than 10 years.
Alicia Bowers believes that automation software can help industrial organizations overcome many challenges, including retiring workforces, global competition, and tightening regulations. She has published in industry magazines, ranging from Food Manufacturing to Hydrocarbon Engineering, and is the recipient of a MESA Outstanding Contribution Award. Connect with Alicia on LinkedIn.
Gabor is global senior product manager for the Industrial PC line at Automation & Controls. His passions include making industrial Internet real with Box PCs and Panel PCs in various applications and markets like automation, engine control, transportation, medical, oil and gas, and more. Gabor earned a Dipl.-Ing. / Master of Science for Mechatronics from the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.
Martino Caranti is a chartered journalist and the author of more than 200 articles and five books. With more than 20 years of experience in the industrial business—8 with GE— he is now the senior marketing manager EMEA for GE’s Automation & Controls business. Martino is also a passionate cyclist and guide.
Driving technical innovation is at the heart of Rich Carpenter's world. As the Chief Technology Strategist for GE's Intelligent Platforms business, Rich keeps abreast of new ideas and emerging technologies that apply in today's connected world.
As a senior product manager at GE's Intelligent Platforms business, Simon Collins exercises his professional passion in identifying, understanding and solving customers’ problems, providing the spark and enthusiasm to bring the stakeholders together. After earning his BSc in microelectronics and computing at University College of Wales and his MSc in advanced manufacturing systems and technology at the University of Liverpool, he joined Radstone Technology—subsequently acquired by GE—in 1997. He now has responsibility for a range of rugged video, graphics and GPGPU products.
Bernard Cubizolles is the global product marketing manager for the GE Automation Software business. He has been with General Electric for over 10 years and holds a PhD in applied physics. In his 20-plus-year career, he has become a recognized expert in the process industry. His expertise in industrial automation helps companies achieve real value from the Industrial Internet. By using software and mobile solutions, Bernard believes infrastructure and manufacturing executives can transform big data into actionable information and knowledge.
Rubin has spent over 20 years in the embedded computing world, in roles ranging from support to sales to product management and even garbage collector. He experienced the huge growth (and crash) of the telecom industry, and he's spent time dabbling in medical, industrial, transportation and military applications. Rubin figured he has so many stories to tell, he should get into marketing and so he is now our Global Director of Marketing for all things embedded. Connect with Rubin on LinkedIn and he'll explain the "garbage collector" story…
As a Controls Client Manager for GE’s Automation & Controls, Max Erwin works with end users, system integrators and EPCs in the DCS industry. Max has over eight years of experience in the power generation world with emphasis on heavy-duty gas turbines and aero derivative turbines. With involvement on over a dozen gas turbine facilities, Max’s system-level focus is BOP solutions that cover plant-wide operations. He holds a Master’s of Engineering degree from the University of Virginia, and currently resides in Houston.
Jack thinks manufacturing is a lot like life…you’ve got to manage and balance it effectively to get the most out of it. With more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing execution systems (MES), manufacturing energy and water efficiency, automation and high availability solutions, he knows what it takes to help manufacturers stay competitive.Connect with Jack on LinkedIn.
A renowned GPGPU developer and systems architect, GPGPU Applications Engineer Dustin Franklin works with integrators to deploy CUDA-accelerated embedded applications and solve challenging sensor processing problems. Dustin and his team utilize the parallel compute horsepower of NVIDIA GPUs (originally designed for 3D gaming) for real-time imaging, radar, SIGINT, autonomous navigation, etc., to help deploy systems on a variety of rugged platforms including aircraft, helicopters, armored vehicles, unmanned air- and underwater vehicles, and more. He’s also the man behind our crowd-pulling robot demonstration at AUSA…
David is the Director of Business Development for aviation programs for GE's Intelligent Platforms business. He started out his career as a design and systems engineer for space platforms and launch vehicle avionics. Impatient with the sometimes slow pace of new development opportunity there, he directed his energy toward the broader embedded computing universe from telecommunications infrastructure to defense electronics. He still marvels at the challenge and discovery in applied science and technology.
Vibhoosh Gupta has more than 16 years of product management, product marketing and engineering experience with a passion to conceive new ideas and grow businesses. In his current role Vibhoosh is leading GE's Automation and Controls Industrial Automation [VG] product portfolio, where he is working on making the Industrial Internet real. Vibhoosh received his MBA from F.W.Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson and Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering degree from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, in India.
With a background in the power industry and a penchant for efficiency, product marketing manager Mary Kulp is thrilled to be part of a strong team of automation experts who thrive on working smarter to increase throughput and profitability with high performance, Industrial Internet enabled control systems that are simple, truly scalable, and evolve with customer operations.
Simon helps manufacturing companies become more profitable. By viewing challenges from the standpoint of the user—whether an operator, a senior executive, or other worker —Simon connects today’s digitization challenges to powerful solutions that drive business growth. Connect with Simon on LinkedIn.
Yanis began his career in 2001 as a Marconi Engineer with Marconi’s former Telecommunications Optical Network business, bought by Ericsson in October 2005. Yanis then moved to the military and aerospace sector and continued his career with SELEX Communications, part of the Finmeccanica group. After joining the GE UK family in 2012, Yanis was given an opportunity on the Automation & Controls team in 2015, where he is currently the engineering leader for Charlottesville, U.S. and Hyderabad, India.
Matthew Littlefield co-founded LNS Research in 2011. In his current role as President and Principal Analyst, he oversees LNS’s coverage of the industrial value chain. A recognized industry expert, Matthew contributes to the widely read LNS Research blog, GE's Intelligent Platforms Industrial Internet blog and many other industry publications.
Barry, Global Marketing Director – Automation Hardware at GE's Automation & Controls business, passionately believes that connected machines, mobile data analytics and workforce enablement don’t have to be hurdles in business today. He leads the strategic direction of the company’s automation and information systems programs to help customers apply the power of the Industrial Internet to their businesses. By connecting machines, data, insights and people, our technology solutions deliver critical insight for greater operational efficiency, effectiveness and optimization. Learn more about how Barry works at GE on LinkedIn or follow him on Twitter at @BarryLynchGE.