Deval Patrick to participate in MIT’s Innovation Initiative
This spring, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will become a visiting fellow at MIT, where he will discuss policymaking, entrepreneurship, and innovation-based growth issues with the Institute community.
Patrick will be a visiting innovation fellow at the MIT Innovation Initiative, as it is officially known.Patrick will regularly attend campus events, such as seminars with students and faculty, as part of his role.Additionally, he will have set office hours.According to Patrick, “innovation is the fuel of our economy.
“Innovators and inventors from Massachusetts, many of whom attended MIT, have collaborated with business and government leaders to establish the Commonwealth as a market leader in numerous fields.It is an honor for me to join this prestigious Institute and help with this new endeavor.