Patrick joined SugarCRM in 2012 to manage strategic alliances and help the company transition to the enterprise market leveraging over 30 years of extensive high tech experience. Today, Patrick is responsible for recruiting, enabling and accelerating SugarCRM’s ecosystem of reselling, technology, consulting and delivery partners. He directs a diverse global team and a vibrant partner community who deliver high value enterprise business solutions for SugarCRM customers.
Prior to joining SugarCRM, Patrick spent 14 years with IBM in various strategic partnership and business development roles managing relationships with enterprise software companies including Siebel Systems, Oracle and SAP. He also worked at the IBM Research Accelerated Discovery Lab on the challenges of analyzing massive unstructured data. In addition, he has held leadership roles at several Silicon Valley start-ups. Patrick started his high tech career as a product manager at Apple Computer in a time when the Apple II was revolutionary.