Patrick Windham is a consultant and university teacher, focusing on issues of science, technology, innovation, and the economy. He previously was a Senior Professional Staff Member with the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. From 1999 to 2012 he was a Lecturer in the Public Policy Program at Stanford University and more
recently has taught at the University of California center in Washington, DC. From 1984 until 1997 he served as a Senior Professional Staff Member for the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate. He helped Senators draft legislation for several major civilian science and technology agencies and focused particularly on issues of science, technology, and U.S. industrial competitiveness. Mr. Windham received an A.B. from Stanford University and a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of California at Berkeley.