Michael Petracci is Executive Vice President for GE Licensing & Technology Ventures, leading key global initiatives which focus on maximizing the value of GE’s Intellectual Property. Ability to originate, develop and lead unique and complex transactions with a deep understanding of how Tax, Book, Legal and Intellectual Property all impact transactions. Including restructuring of current GE Businesses, establishing Patent pools, running Trademark Operations and spinning out NewCos. Mike currently serves on these Boards to ensure future success. During his 20+ years with GE, Mike has amassed a wealth of expertise in business development, structured finance, IP monetization, IP commercialization, contract negotiations and operational performance. He is a graduate of GE’s highly regarded Technical Leadership Program and previously held senior management positions across a variety of GE divisions including GE Capital, GE Power and GE Supply. Mike received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University. Currently Mike resides in Niskayuna, NY with his wife Jeanne and their three daughters. He enjoys scuba diving, international travel and spending time at the New Jersey shore.