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See how Xinova partners with PepsiCo and Innit to launch the new Seattle restaurant tech startup, SousZen, that aims to digitize ‘back of house’.

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Patrick Ennis

Chief Technology Officer

Patrick Ennis - Chief Technology Officer | Xinova

Patrick has decades of experience as a scientist, engineer, businessman, and venture capitalist. He serves as Chief Technology Officer of Xinova. In addition, he leads incubation and startup creation for Intellectual Ventures.

Previously, Patrick was a Managing Director of ARCH Venture Partners where he funded and built early-stage startups emanating from universities and national labs in a variety of markets and technologies such as Impinj and Innovalight.

Prior to joining the venture capital industry as a Kauffman Fellow, he held several positions at Bell Labs in R&D, product management and marketing.

Before joining Bell Labs, Patrick conducted research in Nuclear Physics in North America and Europe. He published many articles in scientific journals including The Physical Review, Zeitschrift für Physik and Nuclear Instruments and Methods.

Patrick has served on many corporate, educational, and non-profit boards. His current memberships include Wipro Ltd, EarthNow, Evolv Technologies Inc, The University of Washington Seed Fund, and the University of Helsinki Innovation Services. He is an inventor on several patents, has written extensively about innovation and is a frequent speaker at conferences.

His degrees include a PhD, MS, and MPhil in Physics from Yale, an MBA from Wharton, and a BS in Mathematics and Physics from the College of William and Mary where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

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