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Alum Connections: Ben Patch

Virtual Event
Thursday, October 22, 2020
3:30-4:30 PM
Off Campus Location
Alum Connections with Ben Patch, VP of Finance at Pagerduty

Ben Patch has served as the Vice President of Finance at Pagerduty (NYSE: PD) since 2016, playing an integral role in building the company’s finance function and taking the company through its successful 2018 IPO. Join his session to learn how Ben (Economics and Accounting ‘93) leveraged his LSA degree into a multi-faceted career in finance, developed a speciality in businesses experiencing extremely rapid growth, and how finance works from an operational perspective.

About Ben:

Ben Patch is a seasoned finance and strategy executive with experience in corporate finance, strategy, fundraising, and mergers and acquisitions in both publicly held and venture-backed private companies.

Ben began his career in public accounting at Arthur Andersen LLP and has held management roles at Siebel Systems (acquired by Oracle), Adchemy (acquired by, and has advised a variety of rapidly growing technology firms. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

You should attend this workshop if you are:
A current LSA undergraduate student interested in finance or accounting
Seeking clarity around finance roles with publicly traded and venture-backed private companies
Interested in the intersection of tech and finance

What you’ll gain by attending:
Gain information on finance roles from an operational perspective (how things really work and how to think about real world applications for finance)
Get a sense of how the finance role works within a large tech firm
Gain access to answers surrounding the role of finance in navigating an IPO

RSVP today to be part of the conversation.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Alum Connections, Alumni, Economics, Finance, Networking, Professional Development
Source: Happening @ Michigan from LSA Opportunity Hub