Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Lunch & Learn with Michael Fitzpatrick '87

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Maddock Alumni Center, '33 Room

This event is for students only. 

Lunch will be provided

Join Michael Fitzpatrick, ‘87, Head of Regulatory Advocacy, General Electric Global Law and Policy for a lunchtime discussion.

Mr. Fitzpatrick will talk about careers in public service and moving back and forth from public to private sector jobs. He will also discuss the regulatory environment and political climate in Washington, D.C.

Michael Fitzpatrick is Head of Regulatory Advocacy at General Electric Company where, as a member of the GE Global Government Affairs and Policy senior leadership team, he coordinates and develops regulatory strategy and advocacy across GE’s business groups (Energy, Healthcare, Aviation, Transportation, Capital, and Digital). His focus includes emerging digital industrial policy issues affecting additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence (AI), automated and unmanned aerial transportation (drones), spectrum, and the Future of Work.

Mr. Fitzpatrick also handles advocacy on international regulatory cooperation and standards issues. He Co-Chairs the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Working Group on International Regulatory Cooperation and Standards, sits on the Board of the Ninth Circuit after graduating, with distinction, from Stanford Law School (Order of the Coif). He received his M.A. in American History from the University of Virginia and his B.A. from Brown University (Phi Beta Kappa; Magna Cum Laude). He currently serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors of The Woolly Mammoth Theater.

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