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JAVED PATEL

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Javed Patel

LEAD TRANSFORMATION ARCHITECT, M&AS

Javed Patel is a seasoned executive with experience in a wide array of industries covering electronics hardware and software. During his career he has been involved with large and small companies in sales, marketing and senior management roles. Specifically, over the last 25 years he has enjoyed the world of start-ups. He has been CEO and founder of several companies with a proven track record of building companies to achieve successful exits—both via M&A as well as IPOs. He has successfully lead teams of bankers and senior executives though entire M&A and IPO cycles. He also has extensive hands-on experience in leading corporate transformations, specifically employing the ACT (Accelerated Corporate Transformation) process in public and private companies.


Currently Javed acts as an advisor/consultant to several companies. Prior to this he has served in CEO roles for several silicon-valley companies. He has experience in building teams and businesses across multiple geographic regions (Asia, Europe, Africa, America, etc.) and cultures.


Javed has BSEE and MSEE degrees from University of Kansas and an MBA degree from Drexel University. In addition to the world of entrepreneurship and start-ups, he enjoys following Jayhawk basketball and Pakistan cricket. Javed is also involved with non-profit educational and interfaith organizations. Currently he serves on the boards of OPEN-Silicon Valley and several other non-profits. He also actively mentors budding entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, South Africa and Pakistan.