James Ross is the CIO Global Functions, responsible for overall technology vision and strategic leadership for GE’s Global HR, payroll, workforce and other corporate functions spanning GE’s 300,000+ person global footprint. Prior to this role he was the CTO, solutions development and site leader for the Information Security Technology Center in Glen Allen, VA. In the position he was responsible for providing strategy, solution delivery and operations with a focus on IT risk, cloud and global operations.
James began his GE career in 2002 as part of the Information Technology Leadership Program. He has held multiple leadership roles in infrastructure design and build, data warehousing, application architecture and quality across GE Aviation, GE Energy, GE Intelligent Platforms and GE Corporate. While at GE Intelligent Platforms he served as CTO where he was responsible for IT infrastructure design and operations across the business.
James holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Florida and master’s of business administration in finance from the University of Connecticut. James is Black Belt certified, a graduate of GE’s Information Technology Leadership Program (ITLP) and the Experienced Information Management Program (EIMP).