Christine Furstoss

    Christine Furstoss
    Vice President, GE Additive Engineering and Technology

    Christine is the vice president of engineering and technology at GE Additive, where she is responsible for driving additive design, materials development and manufacturing processes for the technology, as well as developing the next generation of additive design tools, manufacturing modalities and materials for use in additive manufacturing.

    Christine has been with GE for 28 years, beginning her career at GE Power in the Engineering organization. While at Power she held various engineering and supply chain roles. She also has held numerous roles at GE Global Research, including technical director for manufacturing and materials, where she and her teams worked across GE and with strategic partners to develop and implement new process and material developments for products, manufacturing
    and services.

    In 2014, Christine was selected to serve on the US National Advisory Council for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She is also a member of the Strategic Advisory Council for the Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a member of the Advisory Board of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Northeastern University, and serves on the Leadership Council of MForesight, a think-tank established by NSF and NIST for manufacturing technology and education. Christine actively promotes STEM education and activities in multiple school systems and sponsors GE’s Women in Technology initiative as well as GE’s support of the Society of Women Engineers.

    Christine was educated at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and holds Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in Materials Science and Engineering.