Patrice is the Cofounder and CEO of The Holding Co., an innovation lab which designs products, brands, and services that revolutionize care. In collaboration with Pivotal Ventures, The Holding Co. works with venture-backed startups, nonprofits, government agencies and corporations alike to build the solutions today’s families need to thrive.
Patrice is also the Cofounder of IDEO.org, the non-profit design organization launched from IDEO in 2011. Patrice built the organization into a thriving center for design thinking in the social sector through work with partners across the issues of reproductive health, financial inclusion, early childhood development, and more. At IDEO.org Patrice also created Design Kit, a digital platform teaching human-centered design, serving more than one million learners.
Before founding IDEO.org, Patrice was a Design Director with IDEO where she led teams focused on large-scale systems change in the private and social sectors. Patrice is on the Board of Directors of Juma Ventures and the Board of Advisors of Freedom Forward, The San Francisco Girls’ School and Design Museum.