Laiq Ahmad is Avellino’s Chief Technology Officer, bringing more than 22 years of experience to the role. Laiq has advanced knowledge of digital transformation, cloud technologies, big data, AI, and machine learning. He leads the technology, engineering and innovation engine for the company’s next-generation sequencing applications and platforms, drives technology breakthroughs, and supports Avellino’s growth and innovation. He most recently was CTO – GE Power Digital/VP & Global Head for Digital Platform Engineering for GE Digital. In this role he was responsible for building and managing innovative industrial software platforms and led global engineering and technology teams, including groups supporting product vision, strategy and innovation, architecture and engineering, data science and advanced analytics. Laiq holds an ALM from Harvard University, a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Boston University, an MBA from Bundelkhand University, and a graduate certificate in Systems Engineering and Product Development from MIT.