Dan Patterson, Ph.D.



Globally recognized project analytics thought leader and software entrepreneur. With 20 years of experience & several highly successful Project Management software companies under his belt, Dan has a unique combination of solution innovation combined with extensive project management experience including advanced scheduling, risk management, project analytics & artificial intelligence. This experience has been used to lead multiple successful software company start-ups with Dan being a true visionary & renowned marketeer.

Dan drives a reputation for making complex business challenges simple and this is reflected in his passion for software usability and innovation. Dan was recently awarded Project Management Innovation of Year. His most recent company, Acumen, prior to acquisition by Deltek, achieved a high ranking on the Inc 500 Fastest Growing Companies list as well as being recognized as one of Austin, TX’s fastest growing companies.