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Oct 3, 2023

Patrick is an Application Security Advisor, Cloud Security Architect, IAM Threat Detection & Response Consultant at Fannie Mae, a leading provider of mortgage financing in the US. He has over 20 years of technology, application security, artificial intelligence, data science, cybersecurity, fintech, machine learning, IoT and cyber physical security experience, spanning the full spectrum of securing the OSI Model. He is also a certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and a participant in the Constellation Network Flight Program, a blockchain-based platform for decentralized applications.

Patrick has been trusted by the US Federal Government as a Senior Application Security Engineer & Architect at the High Risk Public Trust Sensitivity Level. Patrick was the first person ever hired in the position at the United States 🇺🇸 Railroad Retirement Board, an Independent Agency of the Executive Branch of the United States 🇺🇸 of America and worked 3 years in that position until accepting a position at Contrast Security as a Senior Application Security Solutions Architect in 2020

Patrick accepted a position at by in November 2021) & built their Rapid Integration Connector for Rapid Vulnerability Report Integrations into the SaaS AppSec Testing & Posture Management platform, reducing new vulnerability reporting format integration timelines from months to minutes.

Patrick is the founder of, Gratitech Research And Charitable Endeavor Corporation, & Gratitech Incorporated, a company that offers an all-inclusive application security solution to the market, reducing time and cost of cybersecurity management, while increasing accuracy and protection. He leverages his expertise in artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, data science, machine learning & application security to create innovative software products and services for Gratitech and its customers, such as s3cr3tx, an open source secret protection/secret management project that protects secrets and credentials used by software, applications, source code, developers and software engineers. Patrick is passionate about coding, yoga, surfing, meditation, & Jeet Kune Do, & he is currently studying AI and Data Science at Northwestern University.

Patrick also created and maintains a number of open source AppSec & AI projects including an MVP/POC for cross platform/multi-infrastructure/multi cloud/programming language agnostic secret protection solution distributed via download for on-Premises use and SaaS or hybrid cloud systems use cases.