Mr. Paul Rogers is the chief development officer for GE Software. He is responsible for creating software and service applications working closely with GE Software¹s businesses. Before this position, Mr. Rogers was general manager of the software solutions group for GE Energy Services. In this capacity, he led 800+ employees across nine countries and 14 locations to orchestrate a global product development strategy for the emerging smartgrid market. Prior to that, Mr. Rogers held the role of general manager of quality for GE’s Energy Engineering division and managed a $30M operation with broad-based authority to drive organizational changes and improvements in engineering quality. He also served as product line leader for the GE’s GenGauge and Coalogic product lines.

Prior to GE, Mr. Rogers was a software engineering leader and corporate stakeholder in Praxis Engineers, which was acquired by GE Energy in 2001. He has been the recipient of numerous GE accolades, namely the Energy Engineering “Product Quality” award, GE Quality Leadership award and Energy Cup award for productivity and risk reduction initiatives. In addition, he was awarded a U.S. patent for the yearlong development of the GenGauge enterprise software product serving as the product visionary. Mr. Rogers earned his master¹s degree in chemical engineering from San Jose State University and his bachelor¹s degree in chemical engineering from San Jose State University.