Patrick is an entrepreneur, starting several business and traveling (physical and virtually) around the world teaching tens of thousands of individuals. He consults with other international companies and institutions, co-runs a YouTube channel called, “The Present Show,” with his buddy Lele and has recently created a free online badging course called, “Explorations in Mindfulness” in partnership with the University of Oxford available on Open P-TECH (https://www.ptech.org/open-p-tech/).
At Conlea Patrick is working to increase the well being, mental agility and awareness of IT Managers, Leaders and entrepreneurs locally and globally.
In IBM, Patrick has two roles. First as the Program Lead in Corporate Citizen for Mindfulness@P-TECH. Where he is increasing the awareness of mindfulness to hundreds of thousands of students, educators and communities across the globe. Second, he is an Agile Coach for IBMs Cloud Migration and Modernization Factory supporting hundreds of clients in their journey to migrate and modernize into the cloud. Also, for the past few years Patrick has been growing the Mindfulness@IBM Community, connecting Practice Leaders, providing education and promoting a more mindful IBM.
Moreover, Patrick is Co-Founder and Head of Mentors at www.uloo.me. A free app that brings together, personal growth, teams and mentors/coaches to get anyone to build new habits and reach their goals.
He studied international relations, political science and contemplative practices while completing his Bachelors from Virginia Common Wealth University and a Masters at Université Libre de Bruxelles and Uniwersytet Wrocławski.
You might not know that Patrick is curious and fun, all about development, and has 20 years experience in the martial arts. He is also tri-lingual – he speaks corporate, people and well being.
He is living his passions as an agile professional leader, speaker and mindfulness teacher.
Finally, Fun Facts:
Patrick’s parents escaped from Poland in the late 1980s.
He was born in Germany and spent a year High School.
He grew up in San Diego, California.
Currently resides in Wroclaw, Poland
Patrick worked in restaurants, teaching English and interning through his studies. He then got into consulting at IB Consultancy in the field of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Warfare. Later he worked in Deloitte in the Cybersecurity and Enterprise Risk Services division - one of his favorite jobs before moving into IBM.
He enjoys breathing and tries to spend most of his time doing that
Loves plants, Netflix and Yoga.