Entrepreneur, Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship,The City College of New York

Glen is an entrepreneur, a professor of practice in entrepreneurship at The City College of New York, and a venture advisor/mentor supporting start-ups effort throughout CUNY schools and New York City. He works with innovation-driven startup entrepreneurs working to launch new ventures all the way through to mid-sized corporations trying to execute or scale their goals through entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, and innovation.

Previously, Glen was the co-founder and Managing Director at SilverSand Capital, an independent advisory firm to early stage and mid-sized stage startups. Prior to that he worked in various sectors of the financial industry ranging from co-founder and director of business development at a hedge fund to business banker at large banks.

Glen sits on the board of various social venture firms and non-profit organizations. Mr. Patterson is member of the advisory board of SXSW Pitch. Glen received a BA in Management and Economics from Georgia State University, an MS in Management from New York University, and an MPA in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University.