Kalendu Patel

Former Executive Vice President & President-Asia at Best Buy Co., Inc.

Kalendu Patel

Kalendu Patel

Former Executive Vice President & President-Asia at Best Buy Co., Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Best Buy Capital
Jiangsu Five Star Appliance Co., Ltd.

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789

Number of Boards

2

Birthday

1968

Age

53

Number of Awards

1

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Former President at LRN Corp.

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Former President at LRN Corp.

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Co-Founder at VantagePoint Management, Inc.

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Consultant at Google, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at UGSI Solutions, Inc.

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Former Chairman at Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board

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Former Chief Investment Officer at BP Group Plc

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Co-Founder at The Climate Group Inc.

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Founder at William McDonough + Partners LLC

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Former Executive Vice President at LRN Corp.

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Kalendu Patel
Former Executive Vice President & President-Asia at Best Buy Co., Inc.
Education
Undergraduate Degree

The University of Leeds (informally Leeds University, or simply Leeds) is a British Redbrick university located in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Originally named the Yorkshire College of Science and later simply the Yorkshire College, it incorporated the Leeds School of Medicine and became part of the federal Victoria University alongside Owens College (which eventually became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool). In 1904, a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII.

MBA

London Business School (LBS) is an international business school and a constituent college of the federal University of London, located in central London, England, United Kingdom, beside Regent's Park. It was established in 1964, after the Franks Report recommended the establishment of two business schools, as part of existing universities (London Business School and Manchester Business School), but with considerable autonomy.

Career History
Executive Vice President
Prior - 2013

LRN Corp. provides ethics and compliance knowledge solutions and advisory services. It offers integrated solutions, such as essential ethics and compliance, essential inspirational leadership, essential environmental and social responsibility, ethics and compliance management system, and education services. The company was founded by Dov L. Seidman in 1994 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Executive Vice President & President-Asia
2003 - Prior

Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics retailer headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota. It was originally founded by Richard M. Schulze and James Wheeler in 1966 as an audio specialty store called Sound of Music. In 1983, it was rebranded under its current name with an emphasis placed on consumer electronics.

Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Jiangsu Five Star Appliance Co., Ltd. engages in the retail of household appliances, mobile and electronic devices, and household products. Its business activities include home appliances delivery and maintenance services, operation of online-to-offline procurement, logistics, and after-sale service platform, and operation of household appliances and home furniture retail stores. The company was founded on December 17, 1998 and is headquartered in Nanjing, China.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Council
Current

VantagePoint Management invests in companies located in North America. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of LED Lighting, biochemical & fuels, electric vehicles, solar power, wind energy, grid optimization, power storage, telecommunications, healthcare, cloud computing, digital media, consumer products, logistics, transportation, clod storage and fintech. They provides financing for seed, early and later stage capital requirements.

Member, Executive Committee
Prior - 2013

LRN Corp. provides ethics and compliance knowledge solutions and advisory services. It offers integrated solutions, such as essential ethics and compliance, essential inspirational leadership, essential environmental and social responsibility, ethics and compliance management system, and education services. The company was founded by Dov L. Seidman in 1994 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #65
2010
Fast Company Magazine - 100 Most Creative People in Business
Events
Attendee
Gurgaon, CT, India
2012 World Economic Forum on India

From Deliberation to Transformation

Attendee
Ambience Island National Highway 8-Gurgaon , Haryana
2012 World Economic Forum on India

From Deliberation to Transformation

Attendee
Tianjin, GD, China
2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions

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