VP of Product Management
Nate Hicks is the Vice President of Product Management for GE Digital Aviation Software. He is responsible for developing and executing the Product Strategy, managing the Profit & Loss financials for the Aviation Software business, and leading a global team of Product Managers. Nate has been with GE for over 15 years and has been a software product manager with the GE Digital, Aviation Software team since 2016. Nate became the Product Manager of what became the GE Asset Records portfolio following the acquisition of the AirVault company in 2017. He has worked closely with the airline and lessor industry for the past several years building out the Asset Transfer System (ATS) application. Nate has also led the transformation and modernization of the former AirVault, now GE Asset Records Management System, to include the build & launch of the new MRO Connect application. Prior to his digital software roles, Nate worked for GE Aerospace in a variety of engineering and customer and product support roles. He joined GE Aerospace in 2007 with the military engines design engineering team. He then gained commercial engine and customer support experience with his six years in the Commercial Engines Customer & Product Support organization. In 2013, Nate and his family moved to Hamburg, Germany where he supported the Airbus A380 Aircraft Delivery Center as the GE engine delivery manager until 2016. Nate graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2002 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and upon graduation immediately served for 5 years as an active duty U.S. Army officer. Nate has continued to serve as an Army reservist until now, and will be retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2023 after 21 years of service
14 November 2023 | 12:25 - 13:10 | Panel: Reinforcing policy and regulation to accelerate sustainable growth
Adopting globally recognized sustainability standards and incentives to accelerate progress and fuel sustainable aviation for the long haul. Should we provide tax credits for sustainable airlines?