Megan Patel is a Senior Manager of the Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program at Schmidt Futures. In this role, she leads the Entrepreneur-in-Residence program helping some of the world’s most talented people incubate new ideas for public good and invest in efforts for impact at scale. Most recently, Megan was the Director of Innovation at a private impact investor where she developed and launched unique ideas, approaches, and concepts to build their investment pipeline. Previously, she worked at global innovation firm IDEO on projects ranging from the future of transportation to low income energy needs and at a venture backed health-tech startup as their Head of New Product Development. She has her MBA from the University of Chicago.