Payal Patel is the creative director at TD Development, where she leads design and brand strategy for TD’s hospitality division. She has eight years of experience working for companies - both startup and corporate, where she has led go-to-market strategies, developed business models and designed meaningful services. With an MBA in design strategy from the California College of the Arts and a B.S. in Sustainable Design from Parsons, the New School for Design, Payal deeply understands the need to create sustainable solutions at the intersection of technology and design. Payal first joined the Tarsadia Foundation, her family foundation, as a youth member in 2009. Over the past years, she has participated in grant reviews, site visits and service trips. She now co-leads the impact investing team, where she explores potential opportunities with companies that address pressing challenges by generating social impact and financial return.