Pat Byrne was appointed chief executive of GE Digital, General Electric’s digital business, in July, 2019. Mr. Byrne has been a leader in digital for more than three decades and brings expertise in industrial technology and strategic business development. Mr. Byrne joined GE from Fortive, where he served as Senior Vice President, leading their Product Realization business.
Prior to Fortive, Mr. Byrne was the vice president of strategy and chief technology officer for Danaher’s test and measurement segment, where he drove strategic market development, business development and M&A. In July 2014, he became the president of Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions. Prior to that, he also served as president and CEO of Intermec Technologies and Agilent’s electronic measurement group. Mr. Byrne started his career at Hewlett-Packard in 1983 and worked in various leadership roles in R&D, technology development, marketing, quality and general management.
Mr. Byrne served on the board of directors of Micron Technology, a publicly traded global leader in memory solutions. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MS in electrical engineering from Stanford University.