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Jon Freedman

Vice President, Government Affairs & Global Partnerships, GE Water & Process Technologies

Jon Freedman is based in Washington, D.C., where he leads global partnerships and government affairs for GE’s water business. Previously, he was the project leader responsible for developing GE’s global environmental sustainability initiative, now called “ecomagination.” Jon joined GE in 2001 and then helped GE create a global water business by leading the acquisition of an NYSE-listed global water company. He serves on the advisory board of The Wharton School’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership.

Jon holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, a law degree from William & Mary and an MBA in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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