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Patrick Forbes

Sr. Manager, Business Development

The Home Depot

English, French

10+

Years of Experience:

I can speak:

Retail

Location:

Toronto, ON, Canada

With 10 years experience in Toronto's software startup industry, both in individual contributor and management roles, Patrick has a sense of what it takes to build successful growing companies. He took Askuity from $0 revenue to acquisition as their head of sales. He's also scaled a software offering from $0 ARR to $50M+ in a span 12 months. His recent project in his spare time is a family business in the golf media space. It's growing at over 400% in its first year of operations, and is Canada's leading golf media company. He studied at Queen's University (BAH) and Ryerson University (MBA) and has fond memories of both programs. In his spare time, he enjoys playing competitive amateur golf and spending time with his family and dog (Millie).

Other Information

BAH, Economics Queens University;
MBA, Ryerson University)

Education:

Industry Knowledge:

Retail, Technology

Past Experience:

Askuity, acquired by The Home Depot, Director of Sales & Strategy
Top Hat, Account Director
Careerbuilder.com, Account Executive

Expertise:

Sales, Business development, Management, Operations, Film production, Startups