Year Inducted / Awarded: 2020
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Eric Reed is the Senior Vice President for Information Technology at Cigna, leading the Global Infrastructure Services Group responsible for cloud services, application production support and infrastructure for Cigna and Express Scripts.
Prior to joining Cigna, Reed spent almost twenty-five years in engineering/product development and IT in a variety of businesses at GE. Reed joined GE’s Edison Engineering Program in 1991 at GE Electrical Distribution and Control. In 1993, he progressed through a variety of technical and technology leadership roles, eventually leading all of engineering systems at GE Consumer & Industrial.
Reed joined GE Capital Corporate Financial Services in 2006 as the IT Managing Director for Marketing and Sales as well as Business Intelligence and Enterprise Architecture. He was then promoted to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of GE Capital Solutions in 2008 and then CTO of GE Capital Americas in 2009. Reed was promoted to CTO of GE Capital in 2011 and Senior Vice President/CTO of GE Capital in 2013, where he led the centralization of infrastructure services as well as the development and adoption of private cloud.
Reed holds both B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UConn. He is Six Sigma Green Belt and Master Black Belt certified and holds four patents.