As Chief Executive Officer, Patrick is responsible for Gigya’s overall business strategy and day-to-day operations. Patrick previously held the position of Vice President of Strategy and Operations at Gigya, driving retail product strategy and operations as well as strategic partnerships including relationships with the top social networks and identity providers including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google and Microsoft. He was also instrumental in building and managing Gigya’s high-performing sales development organization. Patrick has also held positions at Gigya in business development and corporate sales, driving adoption of Gigya’s technology across more than 500,000 websites, and delivering some of Gigya’s lighthouse enterprise clients. Before joining Gigya, Patrick co-founded a suite of social network applications and games and served as Associate Consultant for L.E.K. Consulting, a strategy consulting firm. Patrick holds a bachelors degree from Harvard University.
January 20, 2015
The growth of eCommerce, social networks, mobile, cloud infrastructure, and connected devices has created an avalanche of consumer identity data. With the wide variety of profiles being established across channels, marketers are struggling to handle the data-rich assets their efforts are generating. In fact, the IDC estimates that 80% of customer data is wasted due to immature enterprise data “value chains.”
January 13, 2015
Today’s volume and variety of consumer data has presented businesses with a unique paradox: understanding customers and providing them with increasingly relevant experiences is both more possible and more difficult than ever before.
October 02, 2014
Notify your customers that you will protect their data privacy by stating clearly what you will do with the data collected by a device connected to the internet of things and how you will secure their data. For example, Preventice, maker of the BodyGuardian wearable device for people at risk of heart attack, clearly states its security strategies on its website.
September 17, 2014
In a nutshell, first party data provides the insight and context into your customers that you need to nurture loyal, engaged users.
September 09, 2014
32% of online purchases are made over mobile. As smartphone and tablet activations continue to increase, mobile purchases will inevitably increase as well. One way to take advantage of this trend is by creating a user experience optimized for mobile that can transfer logged in states and user data seamlessly across multiple channels.