Market Strategist + Entrepreneur
Patricia Baumhart is a collaborative leader with experience that spans business development, marketing, corporate training, IT and finance. She developed her passion for innovation and the application of technology while working at Silicon Graphics, Accenture, and PwC. Most recently advising D:Wave, a leading quantum computing company, she has been eagerly following the emergence of AI and it’s potential impacts on both enterprise computing and society.
At the Applied Innovation Institute, founded at UC Berkeley, she worked with professors globally who teach entrepreneurship and did fund raising to support the University Mobile Challenge. As a volunteer, she serves on several boards. Patricia also initiated and led a growth strategy consulting project for an MIT Media Lab professor to expand an after school program for youth in low-income communities.
Patricia is a graduate of Harvard University, earning her MBA. She graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University in Chicago, with a Bachelor in Business Administration, and obtained her CPA. Patricia’s recognized for distinguished scholarship as an Alpha Sigma Nu, the highest honor on a Jesuit campus. She’s an avid outdoor enthusiast, a 70.3 triathlete, and has summited Mt. Baker glacier in Washington.