Vinay Patel

Bee by One Financial, is a mobile retail bank, built on the principle that all Americans deserve convenient, high quality retail financial services. Bee has pioneered an innovative capital-light branch model using pop-up kiosks and street teams to sign up customers in-person at significantly lower cost than with traditional brick-and-mortar branches. Bee currently offers alternatives to checking and savings accounts to its customers in New York and California, and has aggressive plans to expand its product offering and geographic footprint over the coming years.Prior to Bee, Vinay spent five years at McKinsey & Company, where he advised leaders of public sector organizations and US banks on executing large-scale IT modernization programs.Vinay is a faculty member at both NYU Stern School of Business and Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, where he has taught courses on Enterprise Strategy, Game Theory, and Data Visualization.Vinay earned his J.D. and M.B.A from NYU, and holds the B.A. with honors in economics from the University of Chicago.He is happily married and lives in Brooklyn.