Haresh Patel

Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer Haresh provides vision and leadership for Mercatus, Inc. He oversees the company’s business strategy and was responsible for the evolution of the Mercatus Energy Investment Management (EIM) software. With an impeccable record of success navigating complex growth markets where technology decision-making can be difficult, his ability to identify and capitalize on opportunities for business expansion has ignited corporate turnaround, change management, and revenue growth. Haresh began his career at Texas Instruments after earning a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. By the age of 35, he was recruited by PMC-Sierra, where he served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Spearheading the customer acquisition management process for the organization, Haresh boosted company run rate from $60M in annualized revenue to over $1B in just four years. Less than a decade later, Haresh managed a $2B global sales and marketing team as Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Agilent Technology. Subsequently, he served as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at WJ Communications, where he directed a corporate turnaround shepherding the company from a multi-year loss trend to profitable revenue growth, by reengineering business processes leading to the acquisition of the company by Triquint. Hareshis a graduate of University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He has also completed various Executive Education courses at Harvard Business School and the Stanford Business School.

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