Our Team

Our philosophy

We believe that if you are driven enough, whether focused on rising to a physical challenge or building a business you believe in, you can do it...you can be it...you can achieve it. Our business solutions will make your event and club management goals a reality. This includes training management, viewing progress, gathering encouragement and wisdom, fundraising for a worthy cause or setting up an event with ease. View our Event Solutions and Club Solutions pages to learn more. Be a part of our team...be among The Driven.

For inquiries and Customer Support Contact us at team@thedriven.net or 800-278-6021

THE DRIVEN LEADERSHIP team@thedriven.net | 800-278-6021

Patrick Riordan - CEO and Ownerpat@thedriven.net

Patrick Riordan is responsible for the day-to-day operations of The Driven. He has greater than ten years of Sports Technology and management experience to help to manage our team, provide business structure, and bring greater awareness to our amazing event registration software. Patrick has spent most of his life in Reno, NV. An avid athlete, Patrick is a Masters Alpine ski racer, and a triathlete. To date, he has competed in nearly 100 multi-sport events racing all distances, including Ironman.

Matt Bennice - Technical Architect mbennice@thedriven.net

Matt grew up in upstate NY and graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Following college he worked at Accenture serving in roles ranging from developer to technical architecture lead on several large federal government projects. He enjoys creating elegant, scalable, and survivable systems to handle new and interesting problems. His role at The Driven is to provide expert guidance to the development team as well as to manage The Driven's cloud based infrastructure. Matt insures that The Driven's site doesn't go down regardless of the number of people accessing it or what is happening elsewhere in the world.

Swadesh Mishra - IT Director swadesh@thedriven.net

Swadesh grew up in India, and graduated from Nagpur university in 2005. Since graduation, he has worked with multiple software companies serving in roles ranging from developer to database architect. Since 2012, Swadesh has served as the Director of Information Technology for our affiliate company, The Driven IT Solutions, where he recruits and manages all IT personnel while overseeing project deliveries. Under his leadership, the team has quickly grown to include 40 programmers, graphic designers and quality assurance professionals. The Driven team has had a hard time getting Swadesh out of the office!

Julie Walker - Creative Director team@thedriven.net

Julie grew up in Pemberville, Ohio and graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2009. She then moved to Detroit where she gained experience in print and web design. She has enjoyed working with many clients both large and small as a Freelance Graphic Designer. She is a lover of the outdoors and enjoys running, biking and traveling with her husband. Julie is very excited to assist both The Driven Race and Club Solutions and The Driven IT Solutions customers reach their goals.

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