Patrick Byrne

Patrick Byrne

Senior Vice President, Operational Transformation, GE

Appointed June 2020

Patrick Byrne

Pat Byrne is Senior Vice President of Operational Transformation at GE. In this role he is responsible for driving GE’s priorities around safety, quality, delivery, and cost. In addition, he is partnering closely with the businesses to ensure these priorities become the foundation of GE’s new three public companies.

Most recently he served as CEO of GE Renewable Energy’s Onshore Wind business where he brought more than three decades of expertise in technology and strategic business development to, contributing toward GE’s work in the energy transition by leading a business that is innovating, manufacturing, and servicing an installed base of more than 50,000 onshore wind turbines.

Previously Pat served as CEO of GE Digital, where he led the company’s software business focused on digital transformation in grid operations, power generation, oil and gas, manufacturing and aviation markets.

Pat joined GE from Fortive, where he served as Senior Vice President, leading their Product Realization business. Prior to Fortive, Pat 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. Pat also served as President of Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, and President and CEO of Intermec Technologies and Agilent’s electronic measurement group. Pat began his career at Hewlett-Packard, holding various leadership roles in R&D, technology development, marketing, quality and general management.

Throughout his career, Pat has served as a member of the board of directors for multiple publicly-traded companies, including Micron Technology, the global leader in memory solutions and currently as Chairman at Verra Mobility, a leader in smart transportation technology.

Pat holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.