Influence Building with Patrick Emmons


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Episode 652 of “Making Waves at C-Level” is co-produced in partnership with the Austin Technology Council, the largest tech industry organization in Central Texas. ATC empowers members through insights, resources, and connections so their members can succeed and thrive.

This episode is an in-depth interview with Patrick Emmons, founder and CEO of DragonSpears, a consulting firm for software excellence. He wants to empower clients to become great SaaS-level software organizations. Patrick is all about partnering with clients to hit strategic initiatives. Check out this conversation about entrepreneurship, influence building, and how the city of Austin is an awesome place to start or expand a business.

Based in Chicago, Patrick and his team have gotten involved with the Austin Technology Council and the local tech community as they grow their company.

About Patrick Emmons

If you can’t appreciate a good sports analogy, movie quote, or military reference, you may not want to work with him, but if you value honesty, integrity, and commitment to improvement, Patrick can certainly help take your business or your career to the next level. “Good enough,” is simply not in his vernacular. Pat’s passion is for relentlessly pushing himself and others to achieve full potential.

Patrick Emmons is a graduate of St. Norbert College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. Patrick co-founded Adage Technologies in 2001 and in 2015, founded DragonSpears as a spin-off dedicated to developing custom applications that improve speed, compliance and scalability of clients’ internal and customer-facing workflow processes.

When he is not learning about new technology, running a better business, or becoming a stronger leader, he can be found coaching his kids’ (FIVE of them) baseball and lacrosse teams and praising his ever-so-patient wife for all her support.

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