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Mohamed Ali

Vice President and General Manager, Engineering Division

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Biography

Mohamed Ali is Vice President and General Manager of Engineering for GE Aviation. In this role he oversees the design, development, certification and field services of GE Aviation’s commercial engines. Additionally, Mohamed is responsible for safely operating, satisfying customer needs, and maintaining more than 30,000 aircraft engines world-wide.

Mohamed began his GE career in 1997 as a research scientist at the Global Research Center in Niskayuna, NY. At GRC, he progressed through several roles including master blackbelt leading low emission power generation, and program manager developing innovative magnetic bearings, prior to taking the general manager role for advanced technologies in GE’s Oil and Gas business where he delivered numerous advancements such as subsea compressors.

In 2010, Mohamed joined GE Aviation as the systems leader for Aero Derivatives, followed by roles of increasing responsibility including mechanical systems design section leader, systems leader for CF6 and the general manager for performance and analytics where he pioneered the use of analytics-based maintenance and robotics technology in Services Engineering. After a one-year assignment on the business cost mission-based team leading cost cutting across the business, he was promoted to general manager for Services Engineering in 2018. In 2019, he was named an officer of the General Electric Company.

Mohamed earned his PhD from Cornell University.

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