Patrick is a 20-year veteran of the payments and ecommerce industry. Prior to this, he was General Manager, Emerging Retail Solutions at PayPal where he managed PayPal’s prepaid, gift and demand generation businesses. Patrick has also held executive positions in innovation, product, sales and corporate development at Visa, Schlumberger, and Silicon Valley mobile and e-commerce startups.
Patrick has held positions on the board of directors of, mFormation (mobile device management); Arcot (authentication); mTLD (Domain name); Upek (Biometrics); Humetrix.net. (eHealth), Tyfone (NFC), Sequent Software (Mobile Security) and SecureKey (Identity management). He was also a Foreign Trade Advisor to the France Ministry of Economy (Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur de la France) until 2018.
Patrick holds a Master’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Telecom Sud Paris in France.