Neal Patel works in business development and strategy at Google, Inc., where he focuses on initiatives and partnerships that further Google’s mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Prior to joining Google, Neal worked as a strategy consultant and also spent over five years structuring and negotiating M&A and corporate finance transactions. In his spare time, Neal advises various start-ups and investors in the tech sector, and is also a co-founder of Bacche, Inc., an upscale children’s apparel company whose clothing celebrates the world and its cultural diversity. Neal holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.