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Patrick McKenna

Patrick is the Chief Executive of Ingenious.

Prior to forming Ingenious in 1998, he was Chairman & Chief Executive of The Really Useful Group and, prior to that, was a Partner at Deloitte, where he ran the media group.

Patrick is Chairman of a number of companies in the media sector, including the award winning television company Hat Trick Productions. He chairs the Young Vic Theatre Company, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) and the Westminster music venue St John’s, Smith Square. He is Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE) at Goldsmiths in the University of London and a member of the Creative Industries Council (CIC).

Patrick was previously a Board Trustee of NESTA (National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts), where he chaired its Creative Economy Committee, and a Board Member of the British Council. He is a Fellow of the RSA and a member of BAFTA.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
TakeLessons 8/2011Series A$6M8



  1. A pretty tune for local music site TakeLessons: $6M from Crosslink Capital ( [edit]
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