Patrick Jean (PJ) is an engineering leader focused on building great engineering cultures where motivated people are free to unleash their passion doing meaningful work. With more than 20 years of engineering leadership experience, he has led multiple high-stakes, cloud transformation initiatives at SaaS providers, blending customer focus, inspired development teams and the latest technology stacks.
Before OutSystems, PJ held engineering leadership roles in the SaaS space. At Citrix, PJ was VP of Unified Cloud Engineering building a SaaS cloud service delivery organization with a modern SRE and cloud platform engineering group. During his time at Citrix, he tripled the size of the Unified Cloud Engineering team through an aggressive transformation and growth program globally across 9 sites in 6 countries.
Prior to Citrix, he served as VP of Engineering at Apttus, leading the cloud architecture and cloud platform buildout of the Apttus Intelligent Cloud.
PJ holds a BS in Physics and dabbled in post graduate studies in Computational Mathematics. When not talking engineering culture, he can be found getting beat by his kids in a video game, tinkering with the latest home automation or enjoying some Texas BBQ.