Nishant Patel

Nishant Patel is a Principal 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, Cloud 9 Software, Enmark, GPS Insight, and Unimarket.

Previously, Nishant was a Director of Salsa Labs (sold to EveryAction in 2021) and Insurance Technologies Corporation (sold to Zywave in 2020).  He has been involved in the firm’s investments in FM:Systems, iSolved HCM, Kerridge CS, TELCOR, 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.