Andrew Patton’s career has spanned engineering, entrepreneurial, and executive roles across the aerospace and technology ecosystems. As an engineer, he worked in Boeing’s Tactical Aircraft Flight Test group, where he was assigned to the US Navy in support of F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and other flight test programs. After earning an MBA, he worked in Silicon Valley for 6 years at GrowthPoint Partners, a technology-focused investment bank, where he advised on M&A and capital raise transactions across the technology landscape. After banking, Mr. Patton was recruited to Google and GoogleX, where he held executive roles in several confidential aerospace programs. Subsequently, Mr. Patton’s team produced the foundational business strategy for Project Wing and went on to launch the world’s first real consumer drone delivery operations in Australia, Finland, and the United States. Mr. Patton is also an active angel investor, with special focus on the aerospace industry – his best known exit is Titan Aerospace, which was acquired by Google in 2014. He is also an active pilot, holding a commercial license with instrument, multiengine, glider, and several jet type ratings. Mr. Patton holds a BSE in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
September 3-5, 2024 • Caesars Forum • Las Vegas