Christopher Johnson
Management Sciences Lab Manager, General Electric Global Research
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CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON leads GE Global Research’s Management Science Lab. His and the interests of MSL are to mathematically describe and optimize complex business-physical systems to unlock customer value in asset and process design, operational decision support and performance based business models. Current research programs include healthcare capacity and safety, aviation and rail network optimization, power generation and various valuation and optimization endeavors. Credited with generating in excess of $1billion dollars of value for GE, MSL is a recipient of the INFORMS Prize, which is awarded to an organization that has repeatedly applied the principles of Management Science in pioneering, varied, novel, and lasting ways. Chris is a 28 year GE veteran, entering the company through GE’s Engineering Development Program. He holds over 30 US and foreign patents, is a recipient of GE’s Whitney and Dushman technology awards and the Alexander Hamilton Gold Award for Corporate Risk Management. He holds a BEngr from SUNY and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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