CIO & Senior Vice President
Manesh Patel is the CIO and Senior Vice President at Sanmina, a leading electronics contract manufacturer serving the fastest-growing segments of the global electronics manufacturing services (EMS) market. Manesh is responsible for the global information technology team that supports all aspects of Sanmina’s operations. He joined Sanmina in 1997 and was instrumental in providing leadership in the development and implementation of the IT strategy that enabled international expansion, customer-focused services, and the successful integration of more than 60 mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Sanmina, he was with the European operations of Ford Motor Company moving to Silicon Valley in 1989.