Anil Patel is a Director in Corporate development at Google. His work experience includes software development and systems integration for large financial and imaging applications; legal representation of communications and software companies; venture capital investing in emerging technology companies, mergers and acquisitions. He specializes in internet infrastructure, e-commerce, enterprise systems, software, cloud applications, mobile apps, digital media and advertising. 
Between October 2002 and May 2006, Anil was a Senior Associate at Azure Capital Partners. He also worked as an Associate at Bessemer Venture Partners from 2000 to 2002.  There he focused on early-stage investments in a variety of technology-driven companies, ranging from semiconductors to communications systems to consumer software. Some of the portfolio companies for which Anil was a board observer or with which he has worked in the past include: Catena Networks (acquired by Ciena), Knowledge Adventure, Limbo, Morphics (acquired by Infineon), Personeta, Resonext (acquired by RF Micro Devices), and Terawave.