Written By:
Patrick Gardner

Patrick is Chief Product & Engineering Officer at Flashpoint where he is responsible for the product and engineering organization building Flashpoint’s intelligence offerings.

Patrick is a security and infrastructure veteran with over 25 years’ experience building consumer and enterprise security products including endpoint, email, data center, IOT, EDR/XDR, and cloud products. Patrick spent over 20 years at Symantec and played several roles during his time there ranging from software engineer to SVP of product and engineering.
Patrick actively coaches many early-stage startups, is a mentor at the UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator and also spent 2.5 years as CTO of Time by Ping, a B series startup using ML to automate timekeeping for professionals.

Patrick holds a BS in Computer Engineering from UCLA.