Michael Fitzpatrick

Michael Fitzpatrick

successful technology ENTREPRENEUR 

  • San Francisco Bay Area

Leader with nearly 20 years of experience in enterprise technology, including general management of startups to mid-size organizations. Experience includes business strategy, operations, corporate development, product development, and customer acquisition and success programs. Passionate about solving my customer's business challenges, while driving profitable returns for my investors.

Work experience
Work experience
2007 - Present
Co-Founder & Board Member
ConnectSolutions Inc.

I co-founded ConnectSolutions, a collaboration and communications solutions provider to enterprise and government organizations, and led the company for eight years as CEO. During that time, I delivered more than $50M in revenue across millions of users and billions of minutes of usage, and raised $12M in PE investment.  I continue to serve on the Board of Directors.

2003 - 2007
Group Product Manager
Adobe systems, inc

At Adobe, managed the Connect product line, the company's fastest growing SaaS product.  Responsible for business operations, product management, and sales support. Led our growth from $3M ARR to $60M+ ARR in just three years.

2002 - 2003
Senior Product Manager
Siebel systems, inc

Led product management for Siebel Call Center eService and eCollaboration product lines.  Top producer of reference customers.

1998 - 2001
Manager, Partner Applications

Managed team of 4 product managers to deliver customer-driven partner integration modules to Vignette's application ecosystem.

1997 - 1998
Web Developer
Bay networks

Designed and developed applications for HRIS department.  Built company's first database-driven web applications.

1993 - 1997
Bachelor of Arts
Amherst College

Varsity Football and Lacrosse, Chess Club, co-founded two publications