Patrick works with technology marketing executives to help them create powerful stories for their companies and their careers. Over the past 20+ years he has held multiple Chief Marketing Officer roles and led and built marketing teams from scratch at a number high profile, venture-backed startups including GetJar and Course Hero.
While at Google, he built and led the marketing team that launched Google play and helped scale that business to over $2.5bln in annual revenue from $700m in under 2 years. Patrick was a two-time platinum award winner for his contributions in marketing at Google and won a Bronze Lion at Cannes for his teams’ creative work launching the Google play brand.
Patrick has coached executives from Google, Facebook, Tanium, and Wine Access and been an active board advisor to multiple successful founders including those at Onavo (Acquired by Facebook), Distimo (Acquired by App Annie), and more recently Zently.
A charismatic and visionary leader, he has spoken at numerous conferences including Google IO, CTIA, South by SouthWest, Ad:Tech, MWC, Omma Digital and the MMA Forums and is a recognized thought leader on the topic of startups, marketing and career management on the INSEAD Knowledge blog, Business Insider and Medium.
Patrick has his own blog and produces and hosts the Mad Mork Stories Podcast where he has interviewed well known tech executives including Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork, Andrew Malcolm CMO of Evernote and Reid Genauer, CMO of Magisto.
He has an MBA from INSEAD, a BS from Georgetown and a coaching degree from the Coaches Training Institute.
Multicultural at heart, Patrick speaks four languages fluently and has worked across Europe, South America and the United States.
Originally from Brussels, Belgium Patrick is an avid fan of history, psychology, career management, yoga, cycling and electronic dance music (EDM). For more please visit his website and blog at www.madmork.com/blog