Patrick brings to Morado a depth of global corporate venture, investment and M&A expertise working closely with innovative Fortune 1000 corporations, early stage firms and VC’s. He successfully advised and launched Best Buy’s Digital Media fund (partnership with Fuse Capital), DoCoMo Capital, Telefonica Ventures and worked with Volkswagen Group on new innovation strategies. Patrick has a special relationship with Dentsu Inc, one of the worlds leading advertising firms assisting them with strategic alliances/investments.
Previously he was the Corporate Venture Partner for Fuse Capital. Earlier in his career, Patrick was VP Corporate Development for Verifone playing an active role in their acquisition by HP for $1.2BN. A huge music fan, Patrick was an early advisor to Pandora Media (Nasdaq: P). Medstory (Acquired MSFT), PIXO (Acquired Sun Microsystems) and Basis (Acquired Intel).
Prior to his technology career, Patrick was specially trained by British Airways as an Airport Manager and lived and worked in over 12 countries.