Kamal Patel has over 15 years of professional experience in M&A and Corporate Development with primary responsibilities including strategic business planning and execution, financial valuation, due diligence, competitive and landscape analysis, pipeline development, deal negotiations, and integration.
Prior to joining J.S. Held, Kamal led the M&A and Corporate Development functions at Sharp Corporation & Canon, gaining significant complete deal cycle experience. Additionally, Kamal worked at IBM as a management consultant leading client engagements in the technology, industrial, automotive, and energy industries.
Kamal began his career as an engineer working for Kellogg Brown & Root (formerly MWKellogg). He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University, a MS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University, and a MBA in Finance from Cornell University.