CEO, ScaleUp Edge
From the basketball courts of North Dakota, now living in Colorado, to the forefront of global technology, Jean Patrick's journey is both captivating and inspiring. Initially crafting a curriculum for Apple IIe computers, she has since steered major tech firms towards innovation. With a Master's degree in Business Education from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from the University of Denver under her belt, Jean's academic foundation strongly complements her professional prowess. As the General Manager of a standout speech analytics company and Chief Transformation Officer for a growth-stage SaaS enterprise, her transformative touch has been evident. Leading teams ranging from a nimble 5 to a global powerhouse of over 1,100, she's made a mark in enhancing technology within healthcare support, education, consulting, accounting, telecommunications, technology and legal services. Currently, at the helm of ScaleUp Edge, Jean collaborates with an array of tech startups and scale-ups, blending her passion for technology, change, transformation, and learning. A passionate mentor, she fervently champions the cause of ushering diverse leaders into the tech arena. As a beacon of leadership and innovation, the words of a former CEO ring true: "Jean is not afraid to take on the most difficult initiatives and consistently delivers."