Distributed Power Leadership Team


Nick Parrotta

Chief Information Officer
GE Power & Water – Distributed Power
Houston, Texas, USA

Nicholas F. Parrotta is Chief Information Officer of GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business, a leading provider of power equipment and services. Distributed Power’s product portfolio includes highly efficient industrial aeroderivative gas turbines and reciprocating engines that generate 100 kW to 100 MW of power for numerous industries globally. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Distributed Power employs more than 5,000 people around the world.

Nick brings more than 20 years of business and IT leadership experience to this role, the last eight of which have been with GE Power & Water.  Since joining GE in 2005, Nick has held successive IT leadership roles across Power & Water supporting commercial operations, global project operations, finance, and wind services.  Most recently Nick was chief information officer for GE Aeroderivative Gas Turbines providing overall global IT leadership and driving innovation, simplification, and profitable growth. Prior to joining GE, he held IT leadership roles with Kaiser Permanente - Healthcare, PricewaterhouseCoopers - Management Consulting Services and IBM - Business Consulting Services. Nick is a graduate of the GE Experienced Information Management Program.

Nick earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.  He is married to Marisa and has three children, Jack, Lauren, and Jamie. He and his family reside in Houston, Texas.

Distributed Power, which is focused on power generation at or near the point of use, is part of GE Power & Water, an operating unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) and a world-leading provider of power generation, energy delivery and water processing technologies serving all areas of the energy industry, including wind, solar, biogas, alternative fuels, natural gas and nuclear energy. For more information, visit GE at http://www.ge.com/.