Prior to joining GE, Mr. Byrne served as Senior Vice President of Fortive’s 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. Mr. Byrne 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. Mr. Byrne began his career at Hewlett-Packard, holding various leadership roles in R&D, technology development, marketing, quality and general management.
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, and as Chairman at Diebold Nixdorf, a leader in secure banking and retail technology 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.