Chief Operating Officer
Pat is an accomplished professional with over 35 years of experience directing and managing teams and leading successful large scale programs and projects. He has a broad background in information technology coupled with exceptional collaboration and facilitation skills. He possesses an extraordinary combination of business, technical and interpersonal skills and is especially accomplished at building effective working relationships with clients and staff at all levels in the organization. He is a champion for innovation processes and capabilities, organization-wide knowledge sharing and collaboration.
Prior to joining Innovationedge, Pat spent 26 years in various leadership and management roles at Kimberly-Clark and most recently was the Director, Enterprise Innovation. Pat directed, managed and led project teams that developed and deployed a standardized global personal computing infrastructure, an innovation management framework and portfolio management capabilities. Pat also defined, planned and directed several large-scale Innovation showcases and conference events.
Early in his career, Pat was a Management Information Services professional responsible for distributed processing systems at Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation.
Pat earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay.