Patrick Quattlebaum is a Design Director at Adaptive Path. Patrick craves taking on the most complex design problems he can find regardless of the medium or context. He passionately advocates for elevating the humanity within institutions to ensure both business and community sustainability.
Patrick joined Adaptive Path after nearly a decade of service at Macquarium Intelligent Communications, where he built the firm’s user experience practice from the ground up. Patrick instilled in his organization a philosophy of blending a human-centered design methodology with a pragmatic consultative approach. In addition to managing the consulting practice, Patrick led initiatives primarily at Fortune 500 clients, including The Coca-Cola Company, Lowe’s, Estée Lauder, and UPS, and crafted strategies and concepts across numerous industries and genres. (Yes, he likes to keep busy).
Patrick received a MS in Information Design & Technology from the Georgia Institute of Technology, but he is thankful everyday for his humanities degree in English from the Honors College at the University of South Carolina. In fact, he urges leaders in business and technology to look to the humanities more for inspiration, innovation, and an invaluable counterweight to industrial-era management techniques. (Buy him some coffee, and he will talk your ears off about it).
When not scribbling design ideas on walls, Patrick can usually be found walking around a city in search of a great meal, viewing an engaging film, or losing himself in a good book. He also loves to travel and hopes you will invite him to speak, teach, or consult in your neck of the woods soon. (Especially if you are in Dublin. He loves that town.