Pat Kinsel is an EIR at Polaris Partners. He joined the firm in August 2013. Pat specializes in designing and building innovative technologies and consumer products. He has built products in the mobile, search, social, local, productivity, and collaboration spaces.

Pat joined Polaris from Spindle, a company he co-founded and led as CEO from December 2010 until it was acquired by Twitter in June 2013. Spindle developed patent pending search technology to surface the most timely and interesting updates from services like Twitter and Facebook. Spindle’s technology advanced search by understanding the implicit context made available by mobile devices to compose a far richer query than a keyword alone ever could.

Prior to Spindle, Pat spent several years at Microsoft leading teams within Microsoft FUSE Labs and Microsoft Startup Labs. Pat was responsible for incubating new concepts and bringing them to market. In this... See More

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