Patrick O’Neill serves as the public affairs and outreach lead for the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory. In addition to handling external communications for the organization, O’Neill is responsible for working with NASA and other government agencies, commercial companies, academia, and other key stakeholders to raise awareness for the research taking place on the ISS National Lab and its benefit to humanity. During his tenure, he has developed communications initiatives highlighting the ISS research of many well-known companies and organizations, including Adidas, Apple, Budweiser, Cobra Puma Golf, Colgate-Palmolive, Delta Faucet, Disney, Eli Lilly, Google, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Hewlett Packard, Lamborghini, Lucasfilm, IBM, Marvel Entertainment, Merck, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Microsoft, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Nickelodeon, Procter & Gamble, among others. O’Neill earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from San Diego State University and has more than 15 years of experience in the industry.