GEs Global CIO speaks at Strathmore University
On April 1st, GEs Global CIO, Jamie Miller made an appearance in Strathmore university while on a business trip to visit Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). She treated students to an interesting talk about the continental activities of the global corporate giant especially in the IT sector and what role they can play in the companys growing operations across the continent.
GE and Strathmore have a corporate-academic partnership and this was another unique opportunity for both parties to showcase the impact of this collaboration. Just over two months ago, Strathmore played host to GEs Senior Vice President in charge of Human Resources, Susan Peters and other executives of the company.
This time, eager students yearning to learn more about GE yet again packed the Strathmore business school auditorium. While speaking, Jamie Miller discussed with students and faculty about GEs global goals and achievements. She noted that the firm specializes in creating IT solutions that work for industries to help optimize industrial operations.
The companys Global CIO also pointed to the fact that GE continues to work on renewable technology and is currently expanding into sectors like mining and natural gas developmentworking to make them cleaner, smarter and better.
We know they will remain a vital part of our economy for decades to come. It is in these essential industries that we have helped develop and scale the most exciting technological advances in the past 20 years. The economic, environmental and social rewards from getting this done will be pervasive
Miller noted that businesses, communities, NGOs and governments across the globe must work together to address the challenges of the current times.
She called on the students to bring their talents to GEs growing global workforce and take advantage of the full-time internships they offer to qualified candidates. Strathmore already has a considerable number of alumni working at GE on challenging projects where they also get to network with professionals and learn from some of the best minds in business.
Whether you are seasoned or just starting, GE offers you unmatched opportunities to build a successful future. Worldwide, we invest about $1 billion each year on training and education programs to build the future great leaders, miller said.
Jamie Miller interacting with a student
Later after her talk, the university hosted a cocktail session for the participating students and the visiting GE executives. The session was devoted to networking and learning more about opportunities at GE.
Watch the video of Jamie Miller’s talk below: