Mr. Patil is a Director of Strategy and Investments at Emirates International Telecommunications (“EIT”). He is member of the Executive Committee at Go and Board Member at BMIT and Inteorute PLC.
Prior to his joining EIT, since 2007, Mr. Patil has been a manager at Marakon associates, managing teams that advise FTSE 100 companies and private equity clients based in Europe. Over the last 3 years, he has been focused on advising technology companies on strategy, corporate finance and M&A. Prior to Marakon, Mr. Patil was a "Principal" at EIT, focusing on investing in the European telecommunications & media sector. As a Principal, he was responsible for investment sourcing, transaction execution, structuring investments, negotiating agreements and developing post-acquisition plans. Prior to EIT, he has spent over 6 years in USA developing and commercializing products for wireless communications.
Mr. Patil was born in India on June 15th 1975, where he completed his bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mumbai. He has a Masters in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and MBA from IMD, Switzerland.
Mr. Patil brings over 10 years of experience as an investment/strategy professional across Europe, US and Asia.