Sailesh Patel

Sailesh Patel, MBA

Master Teacher, Marketing

Program: Online Master's in Marketing

Sailesh Patel is a course author and master teacher for the Online Master’s in Marketing program at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business. After graduate school, Sailesh pursued his passion for video games, starting as a video game producer at Activision. In the two decades since, Saliesh gravitated to roles and companies like Disney, where he could fuse his knowledge of technology and strategy with sharp quantitative skills to drive business results. This led to work in the fields of marketing, advertising, digital media, entertainment, games and eCommerce.

Most recently, Sailesh led digital analytics teams at Crispin Porter + Bogusky and Deutsch LA. At these two large advertising agencies, Sailesh was responsible for driving digital strategy, data analytics and measurement initiatives for clients like Volkswagen, Domino’s Pizza, Taco Bell, American Express, Microsoft and Target, as well as fast-growing tech companies like Zillow, Expedia and others.

Today, Sailesh runs a digital consulting and lead generation company focused on delivering business results. He is an avid cyclist and resides in southern California with his wife and two children.