As a digital strategist & innovator at GE and with more than 14 years of experience in digital, Gustavo brings a high-level of technology, strategic and thought leadership to drive growth, customer focus and innovation. In less than 12 months as the geospatial COE leader in his previous role, he actively sourced, recruited and built a team of 6 that provided a new dimension of insights to company leaders and customers to uncover over $800MM in market growth potential in 4 GE Capital businesses.
Gustavo joined GE in 2007 as part of its Information Technology Leadership program. Since that time, he’s held nine management and supervisory roles that resulted in global award-winning initiatives in commercial, marketing, and IT. He also voluntarily served as Digital Leader for the GE Hispanic Forum, an employee affinity group with 3,500 Hispanic talents in 29 hubs worldwide focused in supporting the growth of GE.
Prior to joining GE, he completed 100+ projects as a solo entrepreneur running his own web solutions business in New York City for six years providing consulting services to support start-ups and existing businesses globally.
As a Brazil-US dual citizen, he earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in information systems from SHU’s Jack Welch School of Business and is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. He has also been nominated and completed 6 elite leadership development courses at GE Corporate University.
Gustavo lives in Connecticut and enjoys playing soccer with his wife and two sons.