TECH AT THE TOP: TECHNOLOGY & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Vice President & Chief Digital Officer
GE Appliances, a Haier company
Viren Shah is Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at GE Appliances, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. Prior to becoming part of the Haier company, Viren was the CIO at Masco Cabinetry, and CIO Council Leader for their parent company, Masco Corporation. Viren has more than 20 years of global experience in creating business value using technology with a strong focus on customers for Fortune 10 organizations, such as Walmart. He has contributed as a senior leader towards the success of startups, turnarounds and global mergers and acquisitions. Viren implemented “Think Global and Act Local” methodologies, utilizing operational and cultural experience in areas of IT strategy, omnichannel, business development and governance in more than 20 countries across the Americas, Australia, Europe, Asia and Africa. Viren holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Bombay University, a master of business administration degree in international marketing/short-term finance from the New York Institute of Technology, and an executive education certificate in digital marketing strategies for digital economy from the Wharton School.