Benjamin Patz, FAN Fund

About this event

Mr. Patz is a Founding Partner and Managing Director at the FAN Fund, an early stage investment fund focused on finding and supporting technology startups in the state of Florida. The FAN Fund has been in operation since October 2015. Prior to starting the FAN Fund, Mr. Patz was Chief Operating Officer for Presidio Networked Solutions, a multi-billion-dollar Information Technology solutions provider. He joined Presidio through the acquisition of Coleman Technologies, Inc. in 2009, the firm he co-founded and ran as CEO. At CTI, he grew sales to $250M while staying active in technical pursuits such as leading the UCF/CTI team to the finals of the DARPA Urban Challenge, an autonomous vehicle competition. Mr. Patz has also been principal investigator on several SBIR grants relating to the application of Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks to control systems. He has a BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and MSEE degree from the University of Central Florida. He was Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award for Florida in 2002 and received UCF’s Professional Achievement Award in 2006 and 2016.

Speaker

When

Tuesday, Mar 28
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

Where

Catalyst Spaces
1 South Orange Avenue, Suite 502 Orlando32801

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