(Niskayuna, NY) Christine Furstoss is the Vice President and Technical Director for Manufacturing and Materials Technologies at GE, based at GE’s Global Research Center. Christine is responsible for working across the company and with strategic partners to develop and implement new process and material developments for products, manufacturing and services. In addition to working with the product teams across GE, Christine leads 650 researchers at Global Research; her team is located across the US, Europe and Asia. Christine has been with GE for 26 years, beginning her career at GE Power & Water in the Engineering organization. She hold B.S. and M.S. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering.