Patrick McGovern Bio
Mr. McGovern is a founding trustee of The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, focused on neuroscience and information technology that helps humanity. From 1999 to 2005, Patrick ran SourceForge, a large and influential open source development website. During his leadership, SourceForge grew to 25 million unique visitors a month, two million daily downloads and hosted over 150,000 open source projects. In 2005, Patrick joined Splunk, the current leader in big data and log analysis (Nasdaq: SPLK). While at Splunk, he held the positions of VP of Marketing and VP of Community Development. After leaving Splunk, Patrick became the CMO of Skout, a location-based mobile community/dating website, which raised 21 million dollars from Andreessen Horowitz. Most recently Patrick was the VP of Marketing at Kenna Security and a board member of International Data Group. Patrick holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of San Francisco.