Austin Ashe

GM of Intelligent Cities

Current Powered by GE

Austin Ashe is the Co-founder and General Manager of GE Intelligent Cities. In this role, he leads the sales, marketing, alliances, and engineering teams required to deliver the world’s most advanced IoT sensor platform for cities, CityIQ. This open, cutting-edge IoT technology enables scalable smart city applications that address a multitude of existing challenges and prepare cities for future growth. Prior to being appointed General Manager, Austin led global product management and sales, where his team sold the World’s largest IoT sensor platform to the City of San Diego. Austin has held multiple roles within the past 10 years at GE, including LED Driver Global Product Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Government Relations Operations Manager, Cross-GE Business sales leader, Area Sales Manager (GE Water), and Regional Environmental, Health, & Safety leader (GE Water) Before joining GE, Austin held manufacturing and engineering roles at The Boeing Company, Haliburton Energy Services, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lynntech’s Fuel Cell division, and NASA. He is an Eagle Scout and enjoys playing ice hockey, skydiving, drumming and is an amateur magician.