Making A Difference
Evolving the way people think and see the world around them, equipping them with tools to better engage and interact with one another and solve problems that have a positive and profound impact on the future.
Inspiring moments of synchronicity where individuals and organizations glimpse their own greatness - realizing their full potential, and finding the courage to take risks without fear.
Instigating positive social change.
Innovating and inventing - experience the self-permission and freedom of making a real difference in the world.
FOUNDER & CEO
Pate is the founder and managing director. With over 25 years of management consulting working with Fortune 100 companies and entrepreneurial start-ups, his expertise focused on vision building, strategic planning, brand, and product development. In 2011 Pate relaunched the company using innovation as a vehicle to solve challenges, grow business, and evolve the people and culture into a powerhouse of an engaged community of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs.
Pate is a passionate social entrepreneur and change agent. He works with non-profits organizations like Slow Food International and the Girls & Boys Club to initiate positive social change. His deepest core belief drives him: Together, anything is possible. He strives every day to make a positive difference in someone’s life, even if it is just a smile or kind word.
Pate completed his undergraduate work at the University of Georgia and received a certificate in Innovation at the University of Virginia. He built his capabilities in innovation as a community leader at OpenIDEO and as a senior consultant at Design Thinkers Group, headquartered in Amsterdam.