Patrick Riley

Director Board

Pat is the CEO the Global Accelerator Network (GAN). He chose to run GAN out of the Posner Center because it’s a unique and beautiful space, with intentional people who are solving some of the world’s biggest problems. Pat is passionate about building a culture company where people love coming to work, and providing products that your customers tell you are really great. Oh yes, and he love raising and supporting a great family too!

Previously, Pat was on the executive team at Techstars where he oversaw its business development. He started my career working for W.L. Gore and Associates and moved into the leadership of the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. Pat left the Red Cross to manage the west coast sales and operations for a venture backed healthcare technology company that had a recent exit. Following his passion to support start-up companies around the world, he joined Techstars and the Global Accelerator Network.  Pat has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Psychology from the University of Delaware and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of Business.