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Patrick QuirkCTONautilus Data Technologies

Patrick Quirk is a distinguished leader at the crossroads of business and technology, with a proven track record in operations management, forging strategic alliances, and pioneering technological advancements across the data center, telecommunications, software, and semiconductor industries. He currently excels as the Chief Technology Officer for Nautilus, playing a pivotal role in the development and success of their flagship offering, EcoCore.

Before ascending to his current position, Quirk lent his expertise to small businesses and non-profits, guiding them through strategic growth and survival strategies, in addition to offering his insights in private equity advisory roles focused on critical infrastructure acquisitions.

His career highlights include impactful leadership roles such as President of Avocent Corp (a subsidiary of Vertiv), Vice President and General Manager for Emerson Network Power's IT Systems business, and VP/GM of Converged Systems. In these positions, Quirk was instrumental in driving innovation in data center management, emphasizing efficient IT, power, and thermal management solutions.

Quirk's journey also features strategic and leadership stints at industry giants like LSI and Motorola, as well as in dynamic startups and global corporations, underscoring his versatile ability to navigate and influence the technological landscapes of networking and semiconductors.