Pat is a seasoned finance and business executive with over three decades of experience. Most recently, as SVP and CFO at Avaya, he led the financial transformation of the company as it sought to restructure its financial position and transition to a publicly-traded company. Prior to this he had a 30-year career with Seagate Technology, where he served in a variety of roles, including as CFO from 2008 to 2015. Pat served on the E2open Inc. board in the role of Audit Committee Chair. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame.
Who is your hero in real life?
I’ve got a few. My parents, Roberto Clemente and Abraham Lincoln.
What/who inspires you?
Intellectual inspection and honesty.
Best book you’ve read in the last year?
“Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln” by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
In fiction, M3-B9 G.U.N.T.E.R. (from Lost in Space) and from the real-world, the da Vinci Surgical System.