Personify with Sanjay Patel

2017 Entrepreneurial Excellence: Management Award Finalist

Award Description: Demonstrates expertise in assembling resources, creating an organization, and working to build and implement effective action plans.

Sanjay Patel is a technology professor and entrepreneur. He's been on the faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois since 1999. He's been CEO of Personify since its founding in 2009. Sanjay has grown the company from 5 people to a global team of more than 30 technologists and innovators, with dozens of partnerships and relationships with companies like Intel, Logitech, Razer, SAP, and Lenovo. Learn more at