Global Partnership Leader
GE Water & Process Technologies
Jon Freedman is the Global Partnerships Leader for GE Power & Water's Water & Process Technologies business, where he monitors and shapes domestic and international water policies and helps develop technology collaborations with government entities.
Freedman joined GE in 2001. During his tenure at GE he has served as a Director for GE's Corporate Marketing Initiatives Group where he was the Project Leader responsible for developing GE's global environmental sustainability initiative now called ecomagination*.
Active in the community, Freedman serves as Co-Chair of the WateReuse Association's Industrial Reuse Committee and served six years on the organization's Board of Directors. Freedman teaches a class at the University of Pennsylvania called "The Future of Water." He currently serves of the advisory committee of The Wharton School's Institute for Global Environmental Leadership and on the US Department of Commerce's Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee.
Freedman 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.