Anu Patel

MBA ’22

Anu Patel is a second-year MBA student at the University at Buffalo. Prior to coming to UB, Anu spent six years working in Silicon Valley. The last company she worked for was Intuitive Surgical, a medical device company based in Sunnyvale, California. Anu was responsible for building out the company’s global business strategy. She enjoys solving complex business problems and delivering measurable solutions.  

Since her move to Buffalo, Anu has spent her time getting involved in the UB startup community. Anu has participated in various Blackstone Launchpad events with her startup, Truee Recycle, which is an app-based recycling education platform. With the Truee Recycle platform, Anu hopes to bring a tactical solution to an everyday problem. 

When Anu is not busy with her coursework or working on her startup, you can find her practicing yoga. Namaste.   

MBA Concentration: Marketing

Undergrad Institution: Newbury College

Undergrad Major: Accounting and health care management

Activities, Affiliations and Awards: Connection to Excellence Fellow, research assistant at UB Blackstone Launchpad 

MBA Ambassador Anu Patel talks about her professional background and her path to pursuing an MBA.