Year Inducted / Awarded: 2014
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Martha Poulter is Vice President & Chief Information Officer for GE Capital, Norwalk, CT, where she is responsible for the company’s global information technology strategy, organization and delivery of customer value through technology. She oversees 3,800 employees worldwide, serving primary markets that include the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia. She previously was Chief Information Officer of GE Capital, Americas. Ms. Poulter’s career spans a range of information technology, e-Business, and Quality leadership roles at Southern New England Telephone Company and GE including CIO of GE Capital Solutions, an equipment leasing and lending business, and the Chief Information Officer and Quality Leader for GE Corporate Financial Services, a structured lending business. She served for three years as the national co-leader for the GE Hispanic Forum, is an active member of the GE Women’s Network and a member of the board of directors for the Norwalk Community College Foundation and the Hispanic Federation. Ms. Poulter earned her MBA at the University of New Haven.