Ketan Patel is an Analyst at Clareo, supporting Clareo's efforts to bring sustained innovation and growth to companies.

Prior to his work at Clareo, Ketan was a strategy and research fellow and worked to identify ventures for potential investments that aligned with fortune 500 clients’ corporate strategies, as well as doing preliminary research for the corporate advising process.

He also interned at a search fund incubator where he analyzed investment considerations of proprietary deal sourced acquisition targets and gave recommendations by analyzing financial and qualitative data. He mainly focused on researching and validating the attractiveness of specific industries from an investment perspective.

Ketan received his BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a concentration in Economics and Finance. There he was a Chez Scholar and was involved in management and engineering consulting activities, including a senior design project on advising a multinational beverage dispenser manufacturer on revamping its assembly process.