Patrick Alberts

Chief Product Officer & Managing Director at Element

Patrick Alberts has a diverse work experience spanning various roles and industries. Patrick is currently working as the Chief Product Officer (CPO) and Managing Director at Element. Prior to this, they worked as an Advisor at Headhunter Group. From 2018 to 2021, they served as the Chief Product Officer (CPO) at NEW WORK SE. Patrick also held several roles at XING, including SVP Premium Network & New Business and SVP Corporate Development & New Business. Patrick was the Managing Director at kununu and the Founder of Feedfabrik Media Services. Patrick started their career at BCG, where they held various positions such as Project Leader, Consultant, and Associate. Additionally, they worked briefly as a Visiting Associate at BCG in 1997. Patrick co-founded Carpe Diem Consulting and participated in a polar expedition at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research.

Patrick Alberts has an impressive education history. Patrick attended Harvard Business School from 2021 to 2022, where they completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP 201). Prior to their time at Harvard, they studied at Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, focusing on Kellogg on Branding in 2018. Patrick also holds an MBA from INSEAD, which they obtained in 2005. Patrick pursued their Ph.D. in Geophysics at Imperial College London from 1997 to 2002, following a Diplom in Geophysics from Technische Universität Clausthal, which they obtained between 1990 and 1997. Patrick's educational journey began at Aggertalgymnasium, although specific degree details for this period are not available. In addition to their degrees, they received the Advanced Management Program (AMP) certification from Harvard Business School in February 2022.


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  • Chief Product Officer & Managing Director

    September, 2022 - present

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