In 2004, he founded Seismic LLC, an intelligence software firm that helped protect and solve complex technological challenges within the government intelligence community (NSA, CIA, FBI). Patrick sold Seismic to Applied Signal Technology (NASDAQ: APSG) in 2010, and it was subsequently sold to Raytheon.
He began his career as a software engineer before moving into a consulting position with Booz Allen Hamilton. Patrick also led a research team at Lockheed Martin early in his career. Patrick and his wife now run Enduring Hearts, a non-profit centered around research that improves the long-term outcomes of heart transplants, especially children.
Patrick holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from The Johns Hopkins University, and a MBA in Finance from the University of Maryland.