Patrick J. Byrne

Director and Chairman of the Board
Pat Byrne is the Chief Executive Officer for GE’s Onshore Wind Business, leading the innovation, manufacturing and servicing of an installed base of more than 50,000 onshore wind turbines. In addition to his role as CEO, Mr. Byrne leads GE’s global Safety and Lean Transformation initiatives. He previously served as CEO of GE Digital, where he led the company’s software business focused on digital transformation.

Prior to joining GE, Mr. Byrne served as Senior Vice President of Fortive’s Product Realization business. His previous leadership roles included serving as Vice President of Strategy and Chief Technology Officer for Danaher’s test and measurement segment and as President of Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions. Mr. Byrne also served as President and CEO of Intermec Technologies and as President of Agilent’s electronic measurement group. He began his career at Hewlett-Packard.

Mr. Byrne has served as a member of the board of directors for multiple publicly traded companies, including Micron Technology, the global leader in memory solutions.

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

We believe that Mr. Byrne’s significant technological and operational experience make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board.