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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842

Number of Boards

2

Birthday

1968

Age

51

Number of Awards

1

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Executive Vice President at LRN Corp.

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Former President at LRN Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer at ComplySci

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Co-Founder at VantagePoint Management, Inc.

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Senior Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Hess Corp.

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

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Former Executive Director at Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management 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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Co-Founder at Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, Inc.

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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 and solutions in the areas of values and behavior, principled performance as a system and governance, culture and leadership as a system. 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. (NYSE: BBY) is the global leader in consumer electronics, with more than 1,400 large and small-format locations, more than 160,000 employees, $50B in annual revenue and the 11th largest retail website in the United States. Our “Blue Shirt” sales associates and Geek Squad agents are the authority on consumer electronics, delivering unbiased, knowledgeable advice hundreds of millions of times a year and offering unmatched support for the lifetime of the products we sell. Shop our competitively priced products and services at http://www.bestbuy.com/ or stop by one of our Best Buy or Best Buy Mobile stores to touch, test and try the latest technology. Since its inception in 1966, Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has grown steadily and enhanced its business through inspired innovations. We’re continually transforming into a dynamic, customer-driven, talent-powered company that focuses on enhancing our customers’ enjoyment of technology. Like many companies, we come from humble beginnings. We’ve been challenged signi?cantly from time to time and we’ve learned, changed and grown from each of these challenges. Today, Best Buy operates a global portfolio of brands with a commitment to growth and innovation. Our employees strive to provide customers around the world with superior experiences by responding to their unique needs and aspirations. This commitment to growth and customers has driven strong, consistent earnings growth. Retail is a business that requires constant innovation, new ideas, new ways to delight our customers and new ways to work together. To meet the unique product and service needs of our customers, our stores and operating models are being transformed to shift our focus from product-centric to customer-centric ? a move that poises Best Buy to truly offer the entertainment and technology solutions that meet our customers’ needs, end-to- end.

Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Jiangsu Five Star Appliance Co. Ltd. retails consumer electronics, small appliances and office equipment. It offers air-conditioning, video & audio products, appliances, and digital communication devices. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Nanjing, China.

Boards & Committees
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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