Director, USA, Qualcomm Ventures.
Patrick Eggen oversees Qualcomm Ventures’s Seed program, focused on very early stage opportunities. Additionally, he serves as the group lead for investment opportunities in the mobile software and services sector.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, Patrick worked for Salomon Smith Barney’s Investment Banking unit in their Chicago, London and Hong Kong offices. He was a member of their Global Telecommunications team, involved in both M&A advisory roles and capital-raising transactions. Patrick has an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a B.A. from Northwestern University.
Patrick Eggen currently manages and/or actively serves as a Board Observer for Qualcomm Ventures investments in Viddy, Noom, EduPath, Starmaker, Tempo AI, OpenSignal, ChaCha and Local Response. Prior investments (exits) include Aicent, Clicker (acquired by CBS), Plixi (acquired by Lockerz), ThinkNear (acquired by TNAV) and Viewdle (acquired by GOOG).