Sandeep Patel is the Chief Financial Officer for Califia Farms, a leading independently owned plant-based health & wellness company that is rooted in a mission to improve human and planetary health. As CFO and a key member of Califia’s executive leadership team, Sandeep heads Califia’s finance and technology teams and works closely with Founder & CEO Greg Steltenpohl in leading various cross-functional strategic and operational initiatives. Sandeep joined Califia Farms in June 2018 after a nearly 20-year career in investment banking as a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and Barclays.Sandeep earned degrees in Biology, Economics and Law from Williams College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Yale Law School, respectively, and was a Fulbright Scholar.