Patricia is a General Partner at Trinity Ventures. Since joining Trinity Ventures in 1999, Patricia has focused on funding early-stage companies launching innovative online consumer and business services, particularly in the sharing economy, real estate and food tech sectors. She has had a strong investment theme around the “she-conomy” and is interested in the impact of mobile, machine learning and crowd-sourcing on the next generation of internet services. Patricia is also a resident voice on diversity and the importance of female representation in tech, Silicon Valley and Venture Capital.
Patricia has active investments in Bevi, EAT Club, Kixeye, Mayvenn, Owler, RealNexus, Ruby Ribbon, thredUP, and Turo, and was previously involved with Affinity Labs (acquired by Monster Worldwide), Care.com (CRCM), LoopNet (LOOP), MyNewPlace (acquired by RealPage), PayScale (acquired by Warburg Pincus), and Sabrix (acquired by Thomson Reuters).
Prior to Trinity Ventures, Patricia worked at McKinsey & Company, helping enterprises in technology, financial services, and retailing identify and address their strategic and operational issues. Previously, she also contributed to FORTUNE magazine and other publications on management best practices in technology companies.
Patricia received her M.B.A from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and her A.B. in Physics and Chemistry from Harvard University.