Pat Whelan

Pat Whelan

Year

2018

Program

IDEABOOST

Biography

Patrick Whelan is the CEO and co-founder of Paddle HR, which analyzes people’s career paths using big data and serves large enterprise companies like Canada's largest telecoms, universities and colleges. He has led the product development of this career pathing platform, along with three successful product launches; managed a team of in sales, marketing and UX design; developed financial models for pricing strategies and partnership opportunities; and pitched to venture capitalists, accelerators and angel investors to raise over $800k pre-seed round investment. Previously, he served in the Office of the Mayor of London, building digital citizen engagement tools, and in 2013 was elected President of the University Students’ Council at Western University, where he earned a BA in Computer Science and Management.

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