Mr. Patrick Kenealy serves as Venture Partner at Ridge Ventures. Previously, he served as a Board Member at Phoenix Labs. In January 2006, he rejoined Ridge Ventures (fka IDG Ventures USA) as a Managing Director after a 20-year career at media giant International Data Group (IDG) where he managed media and venture capital operations. He was founder and CEO of IDG's Digital News Publishing subsidiary, Publisher and CEO of PC World Communications subsidiary, and finally CEO of IDG itself overseeing media, market research and event businesses in more than 50 countries. As a publishing executive, Pat has been a tireless champion of new media, and an advocate for the positive effect of information technology on organizations and individuals. Pat was Founder and Managing General Partner of IDG Ventures in San Francisco, and a Founder and General Partner of IDG Ventures Atlantic in Boston and IDG Ventures Europe in London. He served as Board Member at Kixeye. Pat has invested in more than a dozen early-stage IT and new media investments which have collectively returned more than seven times their committed capital. Pat has been a board member or observer at Olive Media, Babycenter.com, FutureTense, Spinner.com, Service Metrics and Andromedia. He currently sits on the board of We Heart It, Espresa, FreshPlanet, nWay, Splitwise, Super Bit Machine and Telltale Games and served as Board Observer at Yesware. Before joining IDG, he held a number of publishing and editorial management positions with Ziff-Davis Publishing and Cahners Publishing, and earned a BA from Harvard University. He served as board Member at Next Games.