General Electric announced it will open an Information Security and Technology Center in Glen Allen Va., near Richmond, featuring high-tech experts specializing in cybersecurity, data management, application development, network design and architecture.
Senior Vice President and CIO for GE Charlene Begley said IT specialists at the center will help GE develop and deploy the company’s innovative technologies to make GE's businesses even more productive and secure.
The company is planning hire more than 200 employees for the center. Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor thanked GE for setting up residence in the state and said the cybersecurity industry is critically important and will continue to create jobs and stimulate the future economic growth in the`commonwealth.
GE plans to partner with Virginia universities for its training programs to technology center employees.