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John Bryson's Biography
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John E. Bryson
Wife: Louise; 4 Children
New York, NY
JD, Yale Law School, 1969
BA, Stanford University, 1965
United States Secretary of Commerce, 2011-present
Former President, California Public Utilities Commission
Former Chair, California State Water Resources Control Board
Former Member, United Nations Secretary-General's Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change
Former Member, Advisory Board, Deutsche Bank Americas
Former Chair, Board of Directors, BrightSource Energy
Former Member, Board of Directors, Coda Automotive, Incorporated
Former Member, Board of Directors, The Boeing Company
Former Member, Board of Directors, The Walt Disney Company
Former Chair, Board of Overseers, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Former Senior Advisor, Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts
Former Lawyer, Morrison and Foerster
Co-Founder/Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council
Chief Executive Officer, Edison International, 1990-2008
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Former Member, Board of Directors, The California Endowment and W. M. Keck Foundation
Former Chair, California Business Roundtable
Trustee, California Institute of Technology
Former Chair, Electric Drive Transportation Association
Former Co-Chair, Pacific Council on International Policy
Former Trustee, Stanford University
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