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Patricia Wyrod

Patricia Wyrod


Redwood City, CA, USA


Patricia Wyrod represents technology companies through all aspects of their early growth.  In 2014-2015 she was the General Counsel of e-commerce and social media marketing company ipsy.com, founded by YouTube beauty celebrity Michelle Phan.  As General Counsel she advised ipsy through 2.5x growth in revenue, curation of a 10M member online beauty community and a $100M Series B funding round led by TPG Growth.

From 2008 to 2013 she was the Assistant General Counsel at Silver Spring Networks, an IoT device networking company. The company’s revenue grew 20x in five years, culminating in an IPO in 2013. 

She served as Vice President of Legal for global software company SPL WorldGroup for five years, which was acquired by Oracle.

Patricia received her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.A. from the University of Michigan Honors College.  She earned an advanced degree in European Union law from the College of Europe, Belgium.

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