Ritesh Patel

GM & Associate General Counsel


In his role at The Trade Desk, Ritesh Patel brings over a dozen years of experience advising private and public technology companies. Prior to joining The Trade Desk, Mr. Patel served as Assistant General Counsel of publicly traded companies, Ixia (a test and measurement company) and Western Digital Corporation (a digital storage and solutions company). Prior to his in-house roles, Mr. Patel worked on mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, and venture capital deals at law firms on the east and west coasts.

Mr. Patel earned his J.D. and B.A. from UCLA. He’s also a recovering accountant, having worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and earning his CPA (inactive). Mr. Patel is based in The Trade Desk’s offices in Ventura.