Kristin Schwarz is the Director of External Communications at GE. She is responsible for leading global communications for GE Ventures and managing operations of the company’s Public Relations Center of Excellence.
She is passionate about bringing brands alive through reputation management and corporate communications, and has a successful track record in building integrated communications strategies that support business objectives and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders.
Kristin has worked for GE for twelve years and started her career at the company through the Communications Leadership Development Program. She has since held several communications leadership positions in GE Oil & Gas, GE Power & Water and a regional role in Sub-Saharan Africa.
She has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the College of William & Mary and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University. Originally from Hawaii, she has sixteen years of international living experience in Zimbabwe, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, New Zealand, Switzerland and Singapore.
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