Gautam PatelManaging Director
Gautam Patel has served as Managing Director and a member of the investment committee at Tarsadia Investments since 2012. In that role, Gautam has led a team of investment professionals to identify, evaluate and execute principal control equity investments across sectors including life sciences, financial services and technology.
Prior to joining Tarsadia, Gautam served as Managing Director at Lazard from 2008 to 2012, where he led financial and strategic advisory efforts in sectors including transportation and logistics, private equity, and healthcare. Prior to that, Gautam served in a variety of advisory roles at Lazard from 1999 to 2008, including restructuring, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization assignments in 2001 and 2008. From 1994 to 1997, Gautam was an Analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he worked on mergers and acquisitions as well as high-yield and equity financings.
Gautam is currently a Board Member of several private and public companies including Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Kashiv Biosciences, Asana Biosciences, LERETA, Envisics and AIONX Antimicrobial Technologies. Gautam also serves on the boards of Tarsadia Foundation and Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, a New York based non-profit organization which aims to empower children through arts based education.
Gautam received a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College, a B.S. from Harvey Mudd College, an MSc from the London School of Economics and an MBA from the University of Chicago.