Laurie Tolson serves as Chief Digital Officer for GE Transportation, which combines decades of industrial leadership with cutting -edge data science and analytics acumen to create an efficient, productive and reliable digital -rail ecosystem – from shipper to receiver.

Prior to joining GE Transportation, Laurie was the Global Product Leader for Enterprise Software for ABB, where she led the transformation and delivery of the software business. Prior to that, she was Vice -President, Software Engineering at Dell responsible for delivering the data center automation and systems management software technology across the company. She also spent many years prior to Dell leading the Java Software Group at Sun Microsystems responsible for developing Java and the related technology solutions for Sun's enterprise and consumer markets.

Laurie has Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Administration and Economics, and Computer Science from Point Loma Nazarene University, and an MBA from National University.