Out standing in his field.

Welcome to the digital realm of Patrick van den Broek, an accomplished visionary in the world of product design, a recognized artist, an avid skier, and a passionate mountain bike coach. With a career characterized by innovation and a personal life colored by adventure, Patrick is a dynamic force at the intersection of creativity and outdoor pursuits.

Patrick has carved a niche for himself in the dynamic realm of product design. With a keen eye for detail and an innate ability to fuse form with function, he has consistently delivered groundbreaking designs that captivate and inspire. His digital product portfolio boasts a myriad of successes that have not only met but exceeded user expectations. As a Director of Product Design at Charter Communications (CHTR), he has played a pivotal role in leading creative teams, fostering collaboration, and driving projects from conception to market success.

Known for pushing the boundaries of conventional design, Patrick has a reputation for turning ideas into tangible, user-centric products. His approach is rooted in a deep understanding of user needs, a commitment to aesthetics, and a relentless pursuit of perfection. Patrick thrives on challenges, turning them into opportunities to innovate and elevate the design landscape.

Adventure Entrepreneur:
Beyond the boardrooms and design studios, Patrick is an adventurer at heart. As an AIARE Level II certified backcountry skier, he carves through snow-covered landscapes with grace and precision, translating the exhilaration of the slopes into his design philosophy. The mountains are not just a playground for winter pursuits; Patrick also channels his entrepreneurial passion for outdoor adventure into Grace Skis, a leader in the Colorado independent ski market.

Artistic Passion:
Beyond the digital realm, he is an avid painter, finding inspiration in the interplay of colors, textures, and emotions. His artwork reflects a deep connection to creativity and serves as a constant reminder of the importance of thinking outside the box. This dual passion has not only enriched my perspective but also instilled in him a holistic approach to problem-solving.

Observational Cartoonist:
Patrick is a cartoonist known for his captivating and humorous work, finding inspiration from everyday office life. With a distinct artistic style and a keen eye for detail, he brings stories and characters to life through his unique illustrations. Cartoon collection

Leadership and Coaching:
Drawing parallels between leadership and coaching, Patrick seamlessly blends his professional expertise with the skills acquired on the slopes and trails. Whether guiding his teams through a complex design project or coaching mountain bikers to conquer challenging terrains, Patrick is a master at fostering growth, resilience, and a spirit of collaboration.

An Interview

As part of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Patrick was featured on ABC7News Denver, interviewed by Bertha Lynn, including Tara Brickell, Executive Director of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival.

Featuring Old King Cole from my Fiddler’s 3 collection of paintings, he had the opportunity to talk briefly with Bertha Lynn about my work and process to create this collection.

ABC7News Denver, CO
Host: Bertha Lynn
Tara Brickell, Cherry Creek Arts Festival

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