Raghu Krishnamoorthy

The New Leader
Vice President, Executive Development & CLO - GE


How can an organization’s culture become a platform for change?  It begins with a belief that individual excellence and collective strength drive progress – that in fostering the potential of one, we can fuel the power of many, and that by transforming passion into purpose, we can better help our world.  In this session, Raghu Krishnamoorthy shares insights into the challenges of a new era, and the steps leaders and organizations can take to embrace change and forge ahead.  


Mr. Raghu Krishnamoorthy has been Head of Executive Development and Chief Learning Officer at General Electric Co. since August 1, 2013. Mr. Krishnamoorthy served as Vice President of human resources at GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric Co. from August 2009 to August 1, 2013. He joined GE in 1994 as Human Resources leader, GE Capital, India, and was involved in setting up GECIS (later Genpact). In 1997, he went to Hong Kong as Human Resources leader for Asia Pacific. Mr. Krishnamoorthy managed human resources for the Corporate Marketing and Commercial team at GE Aviation. In that role, he made a significant impact on the Commercial organization by elevating the position of the Commercial function and leading the development of the GE commercial capabilities. He has more than 15 years of human resources experience at GE, including several global and operational leadership roles. His experiences range from the start up of GECIS (now GENPACT) in India, to Human Resources Manager for GE Capital Asia Pacific, the Global HR leader for Fleet services based in Minneapolis and the EMEA HR leader for GE Money. In 2006, Mr. Krishnamoorthy was named Human Resources leader for GE Corporate's Commercial and Communications organization. In this role, he was also a member of GE's commercial council. He co-chairs GE's Asia Pacific American Forum. In 2009, he was named among the Top 50 Asian Americans in the world of business by Asian American Business Development Center. Mr. Krishnamoorthy holds a Master's degree in business administration from the Indian Institution of Management, Ahmedabad, India. In 1993, he attended the University of Minnesota as a Fulbright scholar GE Aviation, an operating unit of General Electric Company.