Executive Director, Robotics
GE Global Research
John Lizzi is the Executive Director, Robotics at GE’s Global Research Center where he leads the vision, strategy, and technical execution in robotics and autonomous systems. He and his team work across GE’s industrial portfolio to drive robotics and autonomy across field, manufacturing, and healthcare domains. John sits on the Board of Directors of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA). Over the past 18 years, John has held a number of technical program and leadership roles working closely with GE’s business units and strategic partners. He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, graduating with an M.S. Degree in Computer and Systems Engineering after graduating with a B.S. Computer Science from Siena College. John also holds an MBA from the State University of New York at Albany. He currently holds 7 patents. John and his wife Kelly have 4 children and reside in Saratoga, NY.