George Eapen

CISO
General Electric Middle East

George Eapen is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for GE in Middle East, North Africa & Turkey In his role, George is responsible for defining Cyber Security strategy for Enterprise IT & OT for the region and provide strategic leadership to IT Security related projects & initiatives for all GE businesses in the region. George is also responsible for protecting GE critical assets in a growing region which spans 18 countries and 7000 work force

George joined GE in 2006 with GE Healthcare in India and has since held roles of increasing responsibilities and progressed to his most recent role as Chief Information Security Officer for MENAT. During his tenure with GE, George worked in multiple domains (Product Life cycle management, ERP, Infrasrture, Supply Chain & Commercial IT) and multiple businesses (GE Healthcare, GE Appliances, GE Capital, GE O&G, GE Aviation and GE Corporate) George is a graduate of GE IT leadership program (ITLP), GE Six Sigma Black Belt program and graduate of GE Executive leadership program (CAS)