Mark Sheppard


Mark is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for GE in Australia, New Zealand & PNG, as well as the CIO for GE Global Mining.

Mark is responsible for the digital transformation of GE’s Energy, Oil and Gas, Aviation and Healthcare businesses in this region.  His digital team produces Industrial Internet solutions for customers, using big data, software and real time analytics to deliver optimisation and reliability outcomes.

With 20 years in GE, Mark has worked across most GE industrial businesses around the globe, and spent seven years running Asia Operations for GE Capital.

Prior to joining GE, Mark lectured in Computer Science in the UK, after having completed his PhD studies in Artificial Intelligence, specialising in the use of Neural Networks in analysis of big industrial data and computational linguistics.