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Leadership

Patrick Dine
President & CEO

Patrick Dine manages the overall operations and growth of PSD Global as well as the Telecommunications & Software practice of the company. Patrick has considerable experience working with leading IT firms from more than 30 countries on their international strategies and success. Read More

Joe Kiehl
Senior Advisor, Global Risk

Joe Kiehl sustained a consistent record of exceptional performance during a 27-year career at CIA. He served multiple tours as an overseas Chief of Station, served at Langley Headquarters as Chief of Operations for the Africa Division, and was selected competitively from among his senior operations officer peers to serve as the Executive Assistant to the DDCI and DCI. Read More

Li Weaver
Senior Advisor, China

Li Weaver is a co-founder and President of J C Business Group, Inc., an international business consulting firm based in Nashville, Tennessee with a branch office in Beijing. Read More

Tom Watanabe
Senior Advisor Japan/Asia-Pacific

Tom Watanabe brings more than 40 years of experience in Asia-Pacific business ventures, including representing foreign governments such as the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade in Japan for attracting Foreign Direct Investment. Read More

James D. Queen
Senior Advisor, Technology & Venture Capital

Mr. Queen is a Senior Executive with 20+ years experience building and managing business development, sales, and operations groups focused on vertical markets such as US Government and Wireless Telecom.Read More

Federico Fische
Senior Advisor, Renewable Energy

Federico Fische, is an economist with more than 20 years of experience in the design and marketing of alternative energy and low-carbon technologies, technology transfer, international business development, and project design, implementation, and management. Read More

Jay Amer
Senior Associate, Canada

Jay Amer leads all Canadian economic development efforts of the company and is President of his own Canadian firm. Prior to this, Jay worked as senior economic development executive responsible for delivery of a full complement of services including investment attraction, strategic planning and marketing for a regional EDO. Read More

Jonas Silva
Senior Associate, Latin America

Based in PSD Global’s office in Sao Paulo, Jonas heads up PSD Global’s Latin American efforts and runs the Braziian sales operations of multiple US and European companies. He and his team have produced millions in revenue for his clients in direct and channel sales. Read More

Tara Bennett
Senior Associate, Market Entry

Tara represents PSD Global on the West Coast of the United States, bringing a strong background in transatlantic and Latin-American business development. Her advisory work is focused in the information and communication technology sector. Tara is a strategy consultant to firms entering foreign markets and an instructor in international business at City University in Tacoma, Washington. Read More

Paul Bothwell
Senior Associate

Paul represents PSD Global in the area of Global Development, bringing a strong background in international development project management to our team. His advisory work is focused on Public Sector Development and regionally on Africa and the Middle East. Currently, Paul works on global development projects related to the World Bank, USAID and similar entitiies. Read More