Patrick DonohueAffiliation: The Hoop Fund
Patrick is a business strategist and entrepreneur whose focus is innovating & launching businesses that create a better world. Patrick’s work has taken him deep into low-income communities in the U.S., India, Kenya and Brazil, where he has worked with local entrepreneurs and companies to co-create new businesses and markets. As one of the original implementers of "Base of the Pyramid Protocol," Patrick has guided and advised the BoP efforts of companies such as SC Johnson, Solae, Ascension Health and Natura. He is a contributing author of the Protocol’s 2nd Edition. As a software engineer, Patrick also managed and developed innovative technology programs for Rockwell International, Apple Computer and NASA. He has a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.