Global Technology Leader
Compute & Decision Science
Rusty Irving is the Global Technology Leader of the Computing and Decision Sciences Labs at GE Global Research. This organization consists of ten labs located in the U.S. and India. This group comprises over 150 scientists and engineers who develop automated and decision support systems for all GE businesses. These systems range from monitoring and diagnostics of medical imaging equipment, aircraft engines and locomotives to RFID tagging of mobile assets to digitally underwriting insurance policies. Rusty attended Siena College and graduated with a B.S. Degree in Computer Science in 1985. Upon graduation he entered the Software Technology Training Program at GE Corporate Research and Development in Schenectady, New York. In 1988 Rusty graduated from that program and also received his Masters Degree in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He transferred to the GE Advanced Technology Labs of GE Aerospace in Moorestown, New Jersey where he was an Artificial Intelligence Systems Engineer. In 1990 he went back to GE CRD and joined the Information Systems Lab as a Computer Scientist. In 1996 he became the first coordinator of the Information Technology Training Program. In 1997 Rusty became a Master Black Belt focusing on Commercial Quality. In 1998 he was a founding member of the GE CRD Remote Services Delivery Center of Excellence. He also took the position of Manager of the Service Informatics Program. In 2000 Rusty assumed his current position as Global Technology Leader of the Computing and Decision Sciences Labs..