GE’s Jeff Immelt on Leadership, Global Risk and Growth

April 30th, 2013

At the inaugural session of the Wharton Economic Summit 2013, GE CEO Jeff Immelt sat down with Wharton’s Michael Useem, director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management, to discuss everything from leadership to risk management to US energy policy.

Over the course of the conversation, Immelt reflected on the challenges and rewards of running a global business that operates in 160 countries and the ways in which his company can develop its competitive advantage over the next decade. He also spoke about GE’s investment in building leadership, global risk management and the toughest decision of his career. In addition, Immelt discussed U.S. public policy, focusing on improving health care, energy and education in America.

Click here to read an edited transcript of the conversation from Knowledge@Wharton.

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