Michael A. Neal
Michael A. Neal was Vice Chairman of General Electric Company, a global industrial and financial services company, until his retirement in December 2013 and was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital from 2007 until June 2013. During his career at General Electric, Mr. Neal held several senior operating positions, including President and Chief Operating Officer of GE Capital and Chief Executive Officer of GE Commercial Finance prior to being appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital.
Mr. Neal graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He serves on the advisory boards of the Georgia Institute of Technology's Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech's Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, and the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins, where Mr. Neal is also the executive in residence and senior advisor to the Dean. Mr. Neal is also a trustee of Georgia Tech's GT Foundation.