Patrick Byrne

Chief Executive Officer-Digital Business at General Electric Company

Patrick Byrne

Patrick Byrne

Chief Executive Officer-Digital Business at General Electric Company

Career Highlights

Tektronix, Inc.
Vocollect, Inc.
Electronic Measurement, Inc.

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Partner at Shaffer & Associates

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Former Executive Chairman at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

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Former President & Director at FMC Corporation

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at General Electric Company

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Director-Foundation Board at San Jose State University

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Executive Director at Micron Technology Foundation, Inc.

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Intermec Technologies Corp.

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Member, Compensation & Plan Administrator Committee at Flow International Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Micron Technology, Inc.

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Advisor at Clear Metals, Inc.

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Patrick Byrne
Chief Executive Officer-Digital Business at General Electric Company
MS Degree in Electrical Engineering
Class of 1988

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

BS Degree in Electrical Engineering
Class of 1982

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer-Digital Business
2019 - Current

General Electric Co. is a technology and financial services company that develops and manufactures products for the generation, transmission, distribution, control and utilization of electricity. Its products and services include aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, security technology, medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. The company operates through the following segments: Power, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Appliances & Lighting and GE Capital. The Power segment serves power generation, industrial, government and other customers worldwide with products and services related to energy production. The Oil & Gas segment supplies mission critical equipment for the global oil and gas industry, used in applications spanning the entire value chain from drilling and completion through production, liquefied natural gas and pipeline compression, pipeline inspection, and downstream processing in refineries and petrochemical plants. The Aviation segment products and services include jet engines, aerospace systems and equipment, replacement parts and repair and maintenance services for all categories of commercial aircraft; for a wide variety of military aircraft, including fighters, bombers, tankers and helicopters; for marine applications; and for executive and regional aircraft. The Healthcare segment products include diagnostic imaging systems such as magnetic resonance, computed tomography and positron emission Tomography scanners, X-ray, nuclear imaging, digital mammography and molecular imaging technologies. The Transportation segment engages in global technology and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine and drilling industries. The Appliances & Lighting segment products include major appliances and related services for products such as refrigerators, freezers, electric and gas ranges, cooktops, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, microwave ovens, room air conditioners, residential water systems for filtration, softening and heating, and hybrid water heaters. The GE Capital segment offers financial services and products worldwide for businesses of all sizes, services include commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, credit cards, personal loans and other financial services. The company was founded by Thomas A. Edison in 1878 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Senior Vice President
2016 - Prior

Fortive is a diversified industrial conglomerate company headquartered in Everett, Washington, United States. Fortive was spun off from Danaher in July 2016. At the point of its independent incorporation, immediately became a component of the S&P 500. Fortive controls over 20 businesses in the areas of field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution. In July 2018, Fortive announced it is buying a software firm named Accruent for about $2 billion. Accurent makes software to track real estate and facilities.

2014 - 2019

Tektronix, Inc. provides test, measurement and monitoring solutions. It provides services for the communications, computer, semiconductor industries, as well as for the military, aerospace, consumer electronics and education sectors. The firm also assists its clients in designing, building, deploying and managing global communications networks, computing and advanced technologies. The company was founded by Melvin Jack Murdock, Glenn Leland, Miles Tippery and Charles Howard Vollum in 1946 and is headquartered in Beaverton, OR.

Boards & Committees
Chair of the Compensation Committee
2010 - 2014

Flow International Corporation provides technologically advanced, environmentally sound solutions to the manufacturing and industrial cleaning markets. We’re the pacesetter in the development and manufacture of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) waterjet technology, and a leading provider of robotics equipment.


Micron Foundation are focused on developing effective programs that promote science, technology, engineering, and math education; and to participate in activities that address the priorities and concerns of the communities where Micron employees live and work.

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United Way of Southern Nevada provides health and human care services. It provides food, clothing, shelter and safety to the poor people. The firm helps to improve care and education for children, strengthening families to become financially stable and success. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.

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