Patrick Hauenstein, Ph.D.

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Patrick Hauenstein is the President and Chief Science Officer for OMNIview. During his free time Pat likes to cook. He is particularly fond of traditional southern cuisine. Pat is also an animal lover and currently has a Beagle named Jasper.

Favorite OMNI”Tude” – Aptitude – As Chief Science Officer I have a deep affection for the science that is the foundation for our solutions.

Favorite line from a movie – “You want the truth? You can’t handle the truth!” Jack Nicholson in A Few Good Men. Great performance!

Best advice ever received – Don’t be afraid of change or taking a risk.

Things you like to do when you aren’t working – I dabble in various activities but cooking is one of my favorite hobbies. Fortunately, I get to practice it just about every day. I am particularly fond of Creole/Cajun and traditional Southern cuisine.

What profession, other than your own, would you be interested in – If I could, I would like to have been a professional musician in a classic rock band. There was only one thing holding me back….talent.

What are you nuts about? – I am a big animal lover, particularly dogs. I have always had one or more dogs in my life. Right now, I am nuts about my BFF beagle, Jasper.

Favorite Author/Book – Walker Percy, “The Thanatos Syndrome”. In my opinion, Percy was one of the best authors of the twentieth century. I have a number of his signed first editions. He had a number of great books but this one was a particularly fun read.