Patrick Thean is a successful serial entrepreneur who has started and exited multiple companies. As founder and CEO of Metasys, Inc., he grew Metasys to a ranking of 151 on the Inc 500. An international speaker, he has spoken to thousands of businesses in the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. As the CEO, Co-founder of Gazelles Systems and creator of Rhythm Software, Patrick is an authority on helping businesses develop their strategic and execution plans, facilitate the right discussions, get to the right outcomes and hold CEOs accountable to do what they say they are going to do.
Patrick received his M.Eng and B.Sc in electrical engineering from Cornell University. For 7 years, Patrick co-chaired the world-renowned EO Entrepreneurs Master’s Program. He was named an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for North Carolina in 1996.
Happily married for 23 years, he is the proud father of two daughters: one who loves dance and the other gymnastics. Patrick supports Samaritans Feet, a Christian charity focused on putting 10 million pairs of shoes on the feet of 10 million children around the world in 10 years.