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Sanay Patel

CFO

Sanay is the CFO of Syght, where he oversees the financial function and people operations for the company. He has a background as an investor and leader of start-up and small businesses.

Prior to joining Syght, Sanay was the President & Owner of Pravasa Waxing, operating three beauty salons with nearly 40 employees, where he transformed a declining business into one with industry leading performance and culture. He now maintains majority ownership and serves as an advisor to the business. Sanay is also a Partner of Modjule, an investment firm formed by former Redbox executives, where he helped build a portfolio of businesses across the consumer and technology industries. Previously, Sanay was a Director in the New Ventures group at Redbox, where he focused on new business incubation, led early-stage investing for the company, and served in a leadership role for a newly incubated business. Prior to joining Redbox, Sanay was COO and a member of the launch team at Position Tech, a sporting goods start-up developing products for high-performance athletes, which ultimately licensed its technology to a competitor. Sanay began his career in the M&A group at BMO Capital Markets and as a private equity investor at American Capital.

Sanay grew up in the Chicagoland area. He received a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. He currently lives in Boulder, CO with his wife and two young kids, and enjoys CrossFit, hiking, mountain biking, reading narrative non-fiction, and squeezing in the occasional Bears or Northwestern football game.