Director, Innovation Partnerships
Patrick is a member of leadership team at the Center for Technology Licensing and manages the Innovation Partnerships program. His role spans managing Cornell’s startup portfolio, corporate research collaborations and he oversees CTL’s brand, marketing and events. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Ithaca College School of Business, a past member of board of the Licensing Executives Society Foundation, and holds board seats or advisory roles with numerous start-up companies.
In 2006, Pat co-founded venture-backed start-up, e2e Materials, based on technology from Cornell. He served as the Chairman of Comet Skateboard and in 2000 he founded Project Point, an online product development and project management tool focused on automotive tier 1 suppliers and OEM manufacturers.
Prior to e2e, Pat worked as the Industrial Partnerships Director at the Cornell Center for Materials Research where he facilitated start-ups and technology transfer. Pat started his career in the automotive industry working for Mercedes-Benz, The Dana Corporation and Deloitte Consulting. He studied product development and design at Bowling Green State University and holds a number of patents as well as working with the national Business Forward initiative.
- B.S. – Product Design and Development, Bowling Green State University