Patrick Godfrey is a seasoned writer, brand revivalist, and award-winning strategist.
Patrick has spent 25 years working with some of the world’s largest, most innovative firms, including Microsoft, Cisco, and Dolby Laboratories, to generate deep insights, crisp messaging, and powerful creative work.
Before teaming with Scott Dadich to launch Godfrey Dadich Partners, Patrick served as CEO of Godfrey Q, the industry-leading B2B agency he co-founded in 2003. Godfrey Q helped companies like Intel, Symantec, and WIRED define their purpose and communicate it on a global scale. Patrick led the firm’s expansion to 70 full-time employees and billings of more than $100 million as it earned awards from AdAge, IAB MIXX, the Addys, and the Effies.
His experience includes leading teams at Ogilvy & Mather, Anderson & Lembke, and Goldberg Moser O’Neill, where he advocated for clients and nurtured partnerships to deliver work that was as effective as it was creative.
Beyond his role as co-chief executive and founder of Godfrey Dadich Partners, Patrick oversees the firm’s strategy practice, working with clients to craft relevant and compelling narratives to keep their focus sharp, employees engaged, and audiences listening. He also ensures that wine is served at the proper temperature.
Patrick and his wife Lauren live in San Francisco with their son Miles.