Patrick Dennis of Sudbury, Massachusetts, began his career during his education at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. There, he minored in economics and earned a degree in Information Technology before settling in Sudbury. He also served Eastman Kodak. As Kodak moved its interests into an SAP environment, Patrick Dennis managed a 40-employee team to deliver company projects throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. While at Kodak, he was recognized in the industry for his contributions to the SAP rollout through Dazel architecture and integration efforts. Upon graduation, Patrick Dennis utilized his talents at a management and accounting firm called The Doyle Group, where he assumed the role of General Manager and assisted in integrating 12 of the company’s acquired businesses. In 2000, Patrick Dennis of Sudbury joined EMC Corporation, where he currently manages more than 100 employees in a $20 million global organization that focuses on systems, software, virtualization, and the creation and management of information infrastructures. As Senior Director of Global Product Practices since 2009, Sudbury resident Patrick Dennis has realized major achievements at EMC, including implementing an education framework for 1,700 employees, ensuring that the company participates in emerging markets, and playing a key role in a companywide restructuring. Patrick Dennis, who lives in Sudbury, has been promoted eight times since he began at EMC Corporation, and has contributed significantly to the company in each of his positions. As Director of Presales Americas, he reduced training system defects from 50 percent to 4 percent and boosted product training consumption from 4 percent to 87 percent. As District Sales Manager, Patrick Dennis implemented strategic sales plans to develop new business and created a new relationship with a leading SMS provider. When he served as Area Client Solution Manager and took responsibility for $170 million of business, Patrick Dennis led his sales team to earn 200 to 300 sales per quarter, which met 100 percent of booking growth goals and 110 percent of revenue growth objectives. As Consulting Sales Manager, he brought in business from the wireless and landline industries at $4.8 million and $1.7 million, respectively, and went beyond booking goals by 52 percent. When Patrick Dennis of Sudbury acted as Client Solution Lead, he grew consulting bookings by 176 percent and revenue by 40 percent in just 1 year. In his first role at the company as Presales Systems Engineer, he became known as a “performance guru” due to his expertise in platform products.