Russell Irving

Chief Engineer & Digital Twin General Manager, Retired

GE Research

Rusty Irving has very recently retired as the Digital Twin Platform Leader and Chief Engineer at GE Research. A position he held since January 2016. In this capacity, he oversaw the development of Digital Twin technology.  It is one of GE’s newest products as featured in the company’s 2015 and 2016 annual reports.

Previous to this Rusty was the Services Technology Leader and Chief Engineer at GE Research. In this role he was responsible for the > $50M in service technology projects at GRC. These projects spanned inspection, repair, sensing systems, monitoring, diagnostics, prognostics, and lifing. He shaped the vision and roadmap for service technology capabilities in the company by analyzing the competitive landscape and communicating its implications for the businesses. Leading up to this Rusty had been in successive engineering roles of increasing technical contribution and organizational leadership.

Rusty attended Siena College and graduated with a B.S. Degree in Computer Science in 1985 with a concentration in Math and Physics. Upon graduation he entered the Software Technology Training Program at GE Research in Schenectady, New York. In 1988 Rusty graduated from that program and also received his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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