Wed, Aug 24 2016 – 09:00 AM
Patrick is the Managing Director of Qualcomm Ventures North America and leads all U.S. investments. He also serves as the Bay Area lead for Qualcomm Ventures and heads the Global Early Stage Fund, focused on Seed and Series A opportunities for the group. This fund has scaled to 60+ global investments over the past few years. While he works closely with nearly all the early stage portfolio companies around the world, he actively sourced or serves as a Board Member/Observer for investments in August, Blippar, Clarifai, Matterport, Navdy, OpenSignal, Skycatch, Sense360, Starmaker, Swift Nav and Zoom. Additionally he works very close with RetailNext, Tabtale and previously Waze (acquired by GOOG). Prior investments (exits) include Aicent, Divide (acquired by GOOG) Clicker (acquired by CBS), Tempo.AI (acquired by CRM), ThinkNear (acquired by TNAV) and Viewdle (acquired by GOOG). He also serves as the key investment lead on QPrize and Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator.
Prior to joining Qualcomm Ventures, Patrick worked for Salomon Smith Barney’s Investment Banking unit in their Chicago, London and Hong Kong offices. He was a member of their Global Telecommunications team, involved in both M&A advisory roles and capital-raising transactions. Patrick has an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a B.A. from Northwestern University.
Wed Aug 24 , 2016 - 09:00 am