Scott Hughes leads business development activities within GE Transportation’s Digital Solutions business. Scott joined GE through their accelerated executive leadership program and recently graduated to join the Growth & Strategy team. Recent strategic projects have included engine component vertical integration and global services supply chain optimization. More recently, Scott led the strategic vision for the Port Optimizer software supply chain solution currently being deployed at all Port of Los Angeles container terminals.
Prior to GE and graduate school, Scott worked extensively as Chief Mate aboard deepwater oil & gas drilling rigs. Concurrently, he served in the U.S. Naval Reserve as a Strategic Sealift Officer and maintained his U.S. Coast Guard Unlimited Tonnage Captain’s license.
Scott holds a Master of Business Administration from Wisconsin School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from the United States Merchant Marine Academy. He resides in Madison with his wife and son.