Patrick served as Vice President of Marketing for the Yahoo! Network Division before joining LinkedIn.
At Yahoo! he claims to be responsible for taking Yahoo! Answers to market in 2005 and for marketing the product to its position today as the #1 Q&A site on the web. Patrick also takes credit for leading the marketing of Yahoo! Mail, helping it become the worldâ€™s top web mail provider in 2006 as measured by comScore.
Prior to Yahoo!, Patrick served as Marketing Director for Vodafone U.S. and launched Australia and New Zealandâ€™s first wireless internet portal, extending some of the services into the Japanese market. He is a graduate of the University of Huddersfield and Henley Management College, both located in the United Kingdom.