A World Satellite Business Week event
Sept. 10, 2018 / The Westin - Paris

John Nelson

Digital Product Manager - Data

GE Aviation

United States of America

John Nelson has over 22 years’ experience in the aviation industry.  He attended the University of Minnesota where he earned BS and MS degrees in aerospace engineering.  John was a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, where he spent 4 years in Wright Laboratory’s Flight Dynamics Directorate working computational fluid dynamics technology development.

Upon leaving the USAF, John worked a couple years in the computer components manufacturing industry.  He started working at GE Aviation in 1998.  John has progressed his career with experiences in GE Aviation’s supply chain, engineering and IT divisions. In 2013 John became operations manager for GE Aviation’s digital engineering team, which is responsible for the application of the GE Predix platform in Aviation. 

John’s currently serves as digital product manager for data, where he focuses on solutions that simplify the flow of data to GE’s Predix platform for customers.