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Nimesh Patel

Chief Technology & Product Officer

As the Chief Technology and Product Officer of Cohesion, Nimesh leads the strategy and design of Cohesion's technology platform. He also oversees the productization of Cohesion’s patents-pending Digital Twin architecture.

For the past two decades, he has led the creation of disruptive, technology based solutions and enterprise platforms in FinTech and HealthTech space with a keen focus on end user engagement and business performance. Prior to Cohesion, Nimesh was the COO and CTO at Cresset, a startup in Capital Markets, which he helped incubate and grow to a $5B AUM firm under 2 years. He was the CTO of a HealthTech company, Emmi Solutions, for five years where he built a world-class technology organization and platform that enabled strong market growth over that period leading to a successful acquisition by Wolters Kluwer in 2016. Before Emmi Solutions, Nimesh worked in a variety of technology roles at UBS, IntercontinentalExchange Trust, Boston Options Exchange and Chicago Mercantile Exchange INC.

Nimesh graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison before earning a Masters in Business Administration from University of Chicago Booth. He has co-authored three patents and is actively involved in the tech community in Chicago through organizations that support math and science education in high schools and through mentoring young entrepreneurs.  

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1) A lifelong golf enthusiast, Nimesh has played over 400 golf courses around the world. Old Head in Ireland tops the list.

2) Fluent in four languages and conversational in 'trash talk' when it comes to his favorite sports teams

3) Much to his wife’s chagrin, he says his dog, Charlie, is his best friend