Nishant Patel is a Vice President at Accel-KKR.

Prior to joining Accel-KKR, Nishant was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. While at BofA Merrill Lynch, Nishant worked on buy-side and sell-side transactions focusing primarily on the technology, media and telecom industries.

Nishant’s current board seats include Blue Mountain Quality Resources and GPS Insight.  He is also involved with Accel-KKR’s investments in Cloud 9 Software, FM:Systems, iSolved HCM, Kerridge CS, and TELCOR.

Previously, Nishant has been involved in the firm’s investments in Salsa Labs (sold to EveryAction in 2021), ITC (sold to Zywave in 2020), JAGGAER (sold to Cinven in 2019), Vyne (sold to The Jordan Company in 2019), Episerver (sold to Insight Venture Partners in 2018), KANA Software (sold to Verint Systems in 2014), Oildex (sold to DrillingInfo in 2018) and PrismHR (sold to Summit Partners in 2017).

Nishant graduated with Distinction from Duke University with a B.S. in Economics.