Patrick Chang joined Cota in 2021, where he focuses on sourcing, evaluating, and supporting early-stage venture opportunities and founders. Prior to Cota, Patrick spent six years at Samsung Next Ventures as Investment Director on the early-stage software investment team, where he sourced and led a number of their key investments. While at Samsung, he also developed the firm’s thematic positioning across the edge computing, OSS, cybersecurity, and blockchain sectors. Patrick has over 16 years of experience investing in enterprise software primarily cybersecurity, infrastructure, and devops, ranging in various stages from seed to growth equity at Foundation Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, and Investor Growth Capital. Patrick started his career as an Analyst in the TMT group of the Investment Banking Division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers.