Executive Chief Software Architect, GE Intelligent Platforms Software
Rich Carpenter is Executive Chief Software Architect for GE Intelligent Platforms Software. As such, Rich leads GE Intelligent Platform Software’s overall software portfolio plan, the company’s joint efforts with the GE Software COE, and the technical strategy for converging controls across GE. Rich also provides the technology strategy for business development, multi-generational product plans, and patent development activities. He has multiple patent applications in his name. Rich has been with GE since 1981 when he began his career in GE’s Edison Engineering Leadership program. He has earned the GE CEO Leadership Award twice. He attended the University of Illinois graduating with a B.S. degree in Engineering and a Master of Sciences degree in Computer Science from the University of Virginia. Rich resides in Charlottesville, Virginia.