Patrick has over 25 years’ of marketing and communication experience, which includes several years in management, sales, marketing and communications roles at US high tech firms.
He started his career in sales in a major IT firm that today is known as SaS Institute, the global analytics leader. He created and led the Southern European subsidiaries of US software firms Digital Research (leader in operating systems for PCs) and BBN Software (Data Mining and Data Analysis software). This software expertise led him then to the position of Marketing Director of SAS Institute and Big Data magazine’s software editor.
Patrick, with support from his local team have overseen the communications programmes for companies such as: IBM, Infor, McAfee, SAS, Infinera, Check Point Software, Globecast France Telecom, Emailvision and Interoute. More recently, Patrick advises firms such as: EDP Renewables, Akerva, a leader in cybersecurity consulting, M-Files, as well as Belacom and Kiliba, leaders in Marketing Automation Software using Artificial Intelligence.
Patrick is based in Paris, and enjoys drinking fine wine and playing golf in his spare time, although not at the same time!