Viral Patel is Global Head of Technology Investing for Blackstone Credit and serves as a member of several of the firm’s investment committees. Mr. Patel has been with Blackstone since 2005 and was involved in the launch of the Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and Blackstone Growth investment strategies and was also a member of Blackstone Securities Partners.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Patel was a member of the Credit Suisse and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Structured Products businesses.
Mr. Patel graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a BS in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering. He serves on the Boards of Cloudreach, Diligent and Mandiant.