Patrick is an experienced entrepreneur and executive. Prior to co-founding e2e materials, Patrick developed effective technology transfer programs as a Director of the Cornell Center for Materials Research including a role in six technology start-up companies that have collectively raised over $35MM in growth capital. He spent 18 years in the automotive industry working for the Dana Corporation and Deloitte Consulting living and working on three continents building hi-volume production facilities and leading large-scale, global product development programs. In 1999, he founded ProjectPoint.com, which accelerated the collaborative automotive development process between OEMs and suppliers. Patrick's effectiveness is characterized by a track record of team building, customer development and leadership skills, equally paired with sound product development and volume-manufacturing experience. Patrick earned his BS in Product Design & Development from Bowling Green State University.