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Patrick Larsen

Advisor Greater Seattle Area, US

Cofounding a defense tech startup (Janus Defense Systems). Previous startups in tech and medical devices. Military vet, Chicago Booth, USAFA

Cofounding a defense tech startup (Janus Defense Systems). Previous startups in tech and medical devices. Military vet, Chicago Booth, USAFA

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Involved In


Janus Defense Systems
First Pulse Medical
Kisu Medical Products


Side Projects


Community Director Vets In Tech July 2015 - present
Cofounder, Business Development Janus Defense Systems July 2015 - present
Sr. Vendor Manager, Licensed Sports Amazon January 2015 - July 2015
VP of Business Development Profitics Inc March 2012 - December 2014
Associate, M&A Lincoln International July 2011 - March 2012
Helicopter Pilot US Navy May 2002 - July 2011
Co-Founder First Pulse Medical July 2010 - July 2011
Co-Founder Kisu Medical Products January 2010 - December 2010


The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Finance, Entrepreneurship, Accounting 2008 - 2011
United States Air Force Academy Materials Science Chemistry 1998 - 2002

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
  • • Business Development
  • • Software Engineering Leadership
  • • Government Contracting
  • • Military certifications
Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Commerce
  • • Dating
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Green
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Recruiting
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Fitness
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Business Development • Business Strategy • Strong Business Networking • Hustle. Strategy. A level head. A good sense of humor and perspective.

Key Accomplishments

Graduated 1st in Major, Materials Science Chemistry BS, US Air Force Academy. 2002
Finished top 15% flight school. 2004
Led combat medical evacuation helicopter missions in Iraq with US Navy. 2007.
2 time Dean's List, Chicago Booth MBA. 2011.
Raised $1.3M to found medical device company, First Pulse Medical. Produced functional prototypes and live human trials. 2011

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

I like to listen. I like to ask questions. I like to then offer anything I can in terms of advice and introductions. I study widely in terms of history, psychology, and business strategy. Always try to bring it all together.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Eric Russo
They're my friends  •  Demand Manager, AkzoNobel. Previously Management Consultant, KPMG. Michigan State grad.
Eric is a great guy. Great communicator. Really driven. Very good with people. Good at giving and taking advice. Not afraid to mix it up. Ho ... nest, Trustworthy. I have no reservations that he would be a great addition to your community.

Dan Taneja
They're my school  •  Director, Planning & Revenue Growth Management, Bacardi. Previously Manager, Promotional Effectiveness, Crown Imports, LLC.
He is very sharp and very gifted in people skills, sales, marketing. He has an analytical skillset so he has the hard skills and the soft sk ... ills. He's also not afraid to take risks.

Jason Sprenger
They're my school  •  Co-Founder & CEO - Sensei. 3x Founder, Chicago Booth MBA, VP - Barclays, Global Insurance Accelerator, WashU. Searching for Tech Co-Founders
He's got great experience and is very smart. He's willing to take risks but also surrounds himself with good advisors.