Patrick O'Brien - Founder and President
Patrick has 20+ years of experience as a senior executive and management consultant in the area of product development. He has a specific focus on helping organizations increase innovation throughput — providing tools and expertise that help organizations optimize the front end of product development.
Patrick has helped numerous Fortune 500 companies improve innovation throughput, including FedEx, Bose, Motorola, and Nokia, as well as several U.S. Government Agencies.
In addition to his extensive product development background, Patrick was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer for BlueMeteor, where he developed the go-to-market approach and strategic vision for one of the first SaaS (Software as a Service) companies. He holds an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.