CEO of GAN (Global Accelerator Network)
Patrick Riley is the CEO of GAN (Global Accelerator Network) which is a highly-curated community of independent accelerators, corporates, and investors. Over 100 accelerators across 120 cities are a part of this select accelerator network. Over the last 10 years, more than 10,000 startups have gone through a GAN Accelerator, and 88% of those startups are still in business today.
He's also Managing Partner of GAN Ventures, the VC fund associated with GAN. Patrick started his career at the American Red Cross where he oversaw the COO's office as its Chief of Staff. Patrick left the Red Cross to manage the sales and operations for a venture-backed healthcare technology company that had a recent exit. Following his passion to support start-up companies around the world, Patrick joined Techstars, a well-known tech accelerator, and oversaw its growth which included the development of GAN. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two girls, bike riding, traveling, and skiing around Colorado.