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Vic Abate
Vic Abate
CEO, Wind

Vic is the CEO for GE Vernova's Wind business where he leads the commercialization, innovation, manufacturing, and servicing of GE’s onshore and offshore wind turbine as well as blades offerings.

Since joining GE in 1990, Vic has held several leadership roles in engineering, services, production, and quality. He served as president and CEO of GE Renewable Energy from 2005 to 2013, focusing on the business’s differentiated product leadership in onshore and offshore wind. From 2013 to 2015, Vic served as president and CEO of GE Gas Power Systems where he oversaw the business’s launch of the world record-breaking HA gas turbines. In September 2015, Vic assumed responsibility as the Chief Technology Officer for GE Company.

Prior to joining GE, Vic led mechanical drive technology and new product development for Allied Signal and Zurn Industries.

Vic is a member of the Board of Directors of UI Labs and previously served as president of the Board of Directors of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).

Originally from Williamstown, Massachusetts, Vic holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Union College and a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.