Together with Faculty Director Alva Taylor, Patrick Wheeler leads the Center for Digital Strategies, where he spearheads all student programs, center operations, and marketing and communications. Student programs under his purview include the Britt Technology Impact Series, MBA Fellows Program, MBA Associates Program, and Tech 101 Learning Series, the later two of which are new programs introduced by Patrick in 2017 and 2018, respectively. These new programs allow the center to reach a wider student audience and raise the level of understand of technology and digital strategies across Tuck. A highlight of his time in Hanover was leading students on a learning deep dive of the technology sector in Mainland China.
Patrick brings to the center a long history as a consultant and executive advisor, supporting clients at more than 50% of the Fortune 500 and globally working across five continents. His diverse background includes leading operations for a 20-person tech startup, working as a digital transformation management consultant at a big-four consulting firm, leading research teams, product management, product marketing, and digital marketing for a corporate research and advisory firm, and even time on Capitol Hill working with U.S. Senators and national media outlets.
Patrick holds a B.A. in Political Science from St. Michael’s College. His areas of interest include digital transformation, digital trust, data-driven decision-making, and customer experience.