Global Investment Research, VP
Goldman Sachs

Shefali Patel graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

Shefali spent the first decade of her career at Accenture where she traveled and explored many aspects of technology for a wide range of clients.

Shefali shifted, grew, stretched herself by running an art gallery in Soho. After a year in the art business improving the gallery and all of its processes through technology, she returned to focus on a technical career by running a Center of Excellence for Accenture.

In the wake of 2008, Shefali deviated from a traditional career to be the primary caregiver of her in-laws and to raise her 3 children who are now 7, 9 & 11.

Shefali relaunched her career through Goldman Sachs’ Returnship program and currently manages Global Investment Research’s AWS Cloud program at Goldman Sachs.

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