Patrick Lyden leads the development and implementation of critical projects and partnerships as the Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiative at York Exponential. York Exponential is leader in the field of collaborative and industrial robotics. Patrick has a passion for issues related to the future of the workforce, education, and their connection with technology. With more than 20 years of work both inside the federal government and in the private sector, Patrick leverages his broad understanding of the legislative process and issues to assist businesses and organizations meet their strategic and policy objectives.  

Prior to joining York Exponential, Patrick led Congressional advocacy efforts for Uber Technology with a focus on issues related to the new economy and emerging technologies such as autonomous vehicles and the impact on the workforce of the future. Patrick has worked for top Members of Congress including Congressman John Boehner when he served as Chair of the Education and the Workforce Committee of the House. He also served as Chief of Staff for former Representatives Mary Fallin (R-OK) and Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA). Patrick lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and two daughters.