Danielle Merfeld ,
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer,
GE Renewable Energy
World Hydropower Congress | 14-16 May 2019 | Paris
Danielle is the Chief Technology Officer of GE Renewable Energy. She leads technical efforts to develop differentiated products and services across the broadest renewable energy portfolio in the industry, which combines onshore and offshore wind, blades, hydro, storage, utility-scale solar, and grid solutions as well as hybrid renewables and digital services offerings. Danielle is the co-leader of the GE Women’s Network.
Prior to her current role, Danielle was the Vice President & General Manager at GE Global Research center. Danielle received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University. She has authored or co-authored over 70 papers in refereed technical journals and has given presentations at conferences and symposiums around the world. Danielle also is on the board of Advanced Energy Economy organisation