Patrick Parodi joined PwC in 2018 based and is based Washington, DC. As Managing Director of PwC’s Connected Solutions he leads innovation and delivers growth through the use of emerging technologies such as Internet of things (IOT) sensors, advanced wireless connectivity, computer vision, edge computing and artificial intelligence.
In 2013 he founded SingalFrame an IOT data and analytics platform acquired by PwC. He has held executive and board positions of private companies generating over $1B in exits including Shazam, Amobee, Smaato, PacketVideo and Diveo. Over the last 25 years, he has held management positions at Nokia, LightSquared and American Express in the US, Argentina, France and the UK.
While based in London Patrick was elected Chairman of the Mobile Ecosystem Forum a global trade body that acts as an impartial and authoritative champion for addressing technology issues affecting the mobile industry. He has presented at industry conferences including the London Financial Times Telecom Conference, Consumer Electronic Show, Mobile World Congress, Global Standard 1, TMForum, IOT Global Summit, and Bluetooth World. Patrick speak 4 languages and has received a patent on proximal identity and physical search (US20160162602A1).
After getting his French Baccalaureate from The Lycée International de St Germain en Laye, he received a Bachelor Degree in Political Science from William & Mary and an MBA from Thunderbird’s American Graduate School of International Management.