Patrick Lucchese is the CEO of Brain On Board, LLC, and a serial entrepreneur. He has been featured on NBC’s Today Show, The New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Patrick Lucchese is known for turning around failing businesses, creating companies with
substantial economic value and developing products that have a significant impact on the United States economy.
Lucchese is also an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, where he teaches entrepreneurship to undergraduates and MBA students. He has also spoken at Harvard University as well as top-tier universities around the country about entrepreneurship, startups, and
Lucchese is the co-author of “Your Business Model and Why it Matters.”
“Forbes” named Lucchese one of America’s top business leaders under 35. He has been featured as a keynote speaker at events across the United States and was elected to the
Board of Trustees of Washington State University in 2011. In 2013, he became a Young President’s Organization (YPO) member.
Lucchese is a native of Spokane, Washington, and graduated from Gonzaga Prep. He attended Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, where he earned a degree in
Business Administration. He later received his Master’s Degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Patrick Lucchese founded Brain On Board, LLC with an investment from Beekman Hill Partners, LLC (a venture capital fund managed by Brian Hill) and Professor Joseph J. Esposito. The company focuses on acquiring profitable businesses and turning them around under Lucchese’s
leadership. In 2010, he founded BoardConnections, a social networking application for board directors. It was developed by the private equity firm Beekman Hill in 2013. The company is now known as BoardJive and is a leader in the corporate board space. He has also invested in a technology company that uses data to improve real estate investment decisions called Core Logic (CLGX). The company is based out of Philadelphia, with offices in New York City, Washington D.C., Dallas, Austin, and Seattle.