Kiefer, George

George Kiefer recently retired as the VP/GM, Computing & Networking and site leader at GE Aviation Systems after 32 years in the avionics business. Prior to it being owned by GE, it was Lear Siegler and George was a systems engineer for them while obtaining a master of business administration degree from Western Michigan University. He also attended the US Naval Academy and graduated with a BS degree in operations research and served 20 years between the academy, active duty and the navy reserves retiring in 1994 at the rank of Commander. During his active duty and reserves he was a naval flight officer where his experience included tactical coordinator and mission commander of P-3 combat aircrews.