Patrick is the Managing Director of Austin Capital Partners and runs Austin Capital’s portfolio company, MRB Direct, which provides software to financial institutions and financial services to cash-intensive businesses. Prior to MRB Direct, he was the co-founder of Zeuss Technologies (KYC/AML technology) which was acquired by MRB Direct. Patrick was the founding Managing Director of SK telecom ventures (the Palo Alto-based $100m venture arm of Korea’s leading mobile carrier with investments in big data, mobile games, mobile payments, advertising) and was a corporate attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, a law firm specializing in representing high tech companies. Early in his career, Patrick was Director of Business Development at Dialpad Communications (acquired by Yahoo), a VoIP company. Patrick holds a Juris Doctor degree from New York University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley.