CEO, GE India Technology Centre
CTO, GE South Asia
As CEO for GE India Technology Centre, Alok Nanda leads 5000+ engineers and scientists across multi-disciplinary R&D labs and industry verticals including Power, Aviation, Transportation, Healthcare and Renewables. In his role as CTO for GE South Asia, Alok is responsible to drive regional business outcomes through innovative technology solutions for the regional markets.
Prior to his current role, Alok was the Chief Operating Officer at GE India Technology Centre, and General Manager for Engineering in India for GE Aviation. As COO, Alok drove a region wide technology strategy in partnership with GE’s regional and global business leaders, product leaders and CTOs. His strategic efforts to tie GE ITC’s innovation efforts to GE India’s regional priorities drove a powerful combination of technical expertise and strategic business outcomes.
In his role as General Manager Engineering for Aviation, Alok led a team of talented engineers who provide engineering design, analysis and software solutions for jet engines, components and integrated systems for commercial & military aircraft. He developed and led an innovative and high-performing team to create deep technical impact across the business, and established a successful Services Engineering organization in the region to support GE’s key customers.
Alok has been with GE for about 18 years and has held engineering and technical leadership positions across Aviation, Power and Global Research. Prior to joining, GE, Alok spent 8 years in the area of structural design & analysis at the Indian Defense Research & Development Organization.
Alok serves on the AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce) Executive Committee – Karnataka, India and is a member of the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council, Expert Group on Technology, & Karnataka State Council.
Alok has a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai; and is based in Bangalore, India.