A Netherlands native and third-generation hairdresser, Patrick Kalle began his career at the young age of 11 years old. Since 1991, Patrick has dedicated his career to training and motivating educators and artists across the globe. Kalle joined the Farouk Systems team in 2004 and has brought innovation and fashion-forward creativity to the company over the past decade. In 2014, Kalle was announced as Global Artistic Director. A typical day for Kalle may involve directing a trend collection, traveling the globe to educate artists, or taking the stage at a major hair show. In The Netherlands, Kalle owns two salons under the name Dutch Hair and still works two days a week in the salon to serve his clients. Kalle’s mission of inspiring and motivating hairdressers around the world is ongoing and ever-evolving.