Olga Patel is currently creating the future of play at Mattel, Inc. by leading the external open innovation function. Patel's objectives are to foster both incremental and disruptive innovation across Mattel's business divisions by discovering ways to establish connections with external sources of technologies, ideas, and business models. Prior to playing at Mattel, Patel was at P&G, Nestlé, and Mars, Inc.
In her spare time, Patel enjoys learning new things. At the present time, her interest is designing furniture. Patel holds an M.S. in quantitative analysis from Northeastern University and an MBA degree from Suffolk University.
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