Patel has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in enterprise software companies. He is the Chief Product Officer and Chief Strategy Officer at Box, Inc., a leading enterprise cloud content management platform. Prior to this role, Patel served as Chief Strategy Officer and SVP of Platform at Box, Inc., where he led the creation of the Box Platform business unit, overseeing product strategy, marketing and developer relations.
His previous roles include General Manager and Chief Executive of the Syncplicity business unit of EMC (now part of Dell) and President of Doculabs, a research and advisory firm focused on collaboration and content management.
Patel currently serves on the board of HackerRank. He earned a B.S. in Information Decision Sciences from the University of Illinois Chicago.