Nimesh Patel serves as Carson’s Chief Technology Officer, responsible for overseeing all the firm’s technical aspects.
A technology veteran with more than 20 years of professional experience, Nimesh brings a strong background in growing and developing tech and product teams and has helped several firms reach greater scale by creating an execution- and delivery-focused culture committed to improving the client experience.
Prior to joining Carson Group, Nimesh was CEO of Prefix Health Technologies, a tech startup that modernized access and delivery of social benefits to vulnerable populations. Previously, he served as COO and CTO at Cresset, a startup in Capital Markets, where he helped incubate and grow the firm to reach $5 billion in assets under management in less than two years. Other career stops include five years as CTO of Emmi Solutions, a healthtech company, and a variety of technology leadership roles at UBS (Hong Kong), Intercontinental Exchange Trust, Boston Options Exchange and Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Madison before earning a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Nimesh has co-authored three patents and occasionally speaks at underserved high schools to educate students on the opportunities of working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
Nimesh is married with two children and a beloved Goldendoodle. When free time allows, he loves to golf and has played courses all over the world, with his favorite being Old Head, Ireland. He and his family reside in Chicago, where he spent the first 20 years of his career after his college graduation.