Jennifer Hartsock was named Chief Information Officer for GE Oil & Gas in April 2016. She is responsible for leading the global information technology team and driving simplification, acquisition integration, and innovative solutions in support of the Oil & Gas business. She champions and leads the Digital Thread for GE Oil & Gas powered by our Predix platform to drive business productivity and accelerate customer outcomes.
Prior to joining GE, Jennifer served as Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Cameron International. There, Jennifer led the global information technology team in the develop of businessaligned IT Strategies, breakthrough improvements in IT process capability and solution delivery as well as business partner satisfaction. While at Cameron, Jennifer worked to complete the deployment of a single-instance ERP strategy, managed the IT response to the critical changes in the Oil & Gas market as well as planned for the integration with Schlumberger.
Before Cameron, Jennifer spent 17 years at Caterpillar Incorporated in a variety of IT roles and increasing scope and responsibilities. Most recently, Jennifer help the position of Group CIO – Construction Industries & IT Director for Manufacturing and Supply Chain. In this role, Jennifer was a member of both the Construction Industries and Global CIO leadership teams. Jennifer led the organizations responsible for global SAP template development and support, global manufacturing, procurement, supply chain, finance, human resource systems for Caterpillar worldwide.
In other roles at Caterpillar, Jennifer led Global Human Resources Process & Technologies, the Central Program Management team for Caterpillar IT, Manufacturing IT leadership in Grenoble, France and a series of other IT Leadership roles.
Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University graduating summa cum laude. She also completed several formal leadership development programs at Caterpillar and is a certified Caterpillar Six Sigma Black Belt.
Jennifer has a passion for creating an inclusive work environment through employee affinity groups, STEM education, and literacy.
Jennifer and her husband reside in Houston, Texas.