Kyran Hoff Wins 2018 Leadership Through Inclusion Alumni Award

Kyran Hoff accepts her Leadership Through Inclusion Award at Homecoming. from Dr. Mara Broering.

Kyran Hoff accepts her Leadership Through Inclusion Award at Homecoming.

Kyran P. Hoff
GE Appliances, a Haier Company
Executive Director, Chief Engineer

Kyran Hoff is Executive Director, Chief Engineer for GE Appliances, a Haier Company headquartered in Louisville, KY.  Kyran leads the Office of Chief Engineer organization with responsibility for independent technical oversight across all product lines and platforms including energy regulations, technical regulations and standards, product safety, and cyber security.  In this role, she also has responsibility for the Edison Engineering Development Program, Technical Career Path, and Intellectual Property.

Kyran earned a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Louisville Speed School of Engineering.  Her career spans 22 years with GE Appliances in roles of increasing responsibility, first joining the company as a design engineer in the Dishwasher Technology organization.

Her previous leadership roles include Engineering Manager – Technology Services, a global role with responsibility for the strategic planning and tactical execution of the engineering services for Lighting, Appliances, and Industrial Systems and Executive Director, Dishwasher Technology with responsibility for leading the dishwasher engineering team to build a strong pipeline of leadership products and a culture of continuous improvement.  Since 2014, Kyran has also served as the Women’s Network Champion for GE Appliances.

Kyran lives in Louisville with her husband Phil and enjoys running, cooking, and traveling in her free time.