Manish Patel is the accomplished CEO of Brandify, a sophisticated, hyper-local software solution that helps organizations understand the strength of their digital brand. Patel also founded Where2GetIt in 1997. Over the past 18 years, Patel has used his unique combination of business acumen and technical savvy to establish the company as an industry-leading provider of local marketing solutions, empowering more than 500 national brands. A trusted voice in the marketing and larger business community, Patel has been featured in a variety of media outlets, including Inc., the American City Business Journals and He graduated from Chicago’s University of Illinois as a Top Young Executive. Where2GetIt has won multiple awards under his guidance, including “Technology Company of the Year,” “Most Innovative use of SEO,” and “Outstanding Private Company of the Year.” Patel is passionate about technology innovation, entrepreneurship and location-based strategy.