About Neil Patel

Neil Patel

Neil Patel

Neil Patel co-founded The Daily Caller (www.dailycaller.com), one of America's fastest growing online news outlets, with his partner, Tucker Carlson, current host of Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” With over 15 million monthly readers, 8 million followers on Facebook and Twitter and a growing YouTube presence, The Daily Caller is breaking news on a regular basis and distributing it broadly throughout America.

Patel also co-founded The Daily Caller News Foundation, a nonprofit news company that trains journalists, conducts longer term investigative reporting and produces fact checks. The Daily Caller News Foundation licenses its content free of charge to over 300 news outlets reaching potentially hundreds of millions of people per month.

In addition to his role as publisher of The Daily Caller, Neil Patel is co-founder and managing director of Bluebird Asset Management, a hedge fund investing in mortgage-backed securities.

Before starting his two companies, Neil served in the White House from 2005 to 2009 as the chief policy adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney. From 2001 to 2004, Neil was staff secretary to Vice President Cheney. Prior to joining the Bush administration, Neil was assistant general counsel at UUNET Technologies. Earlier in his career, Neil practiced law with Dechert Price & Rhoads. He also served as Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People’s Republic of China.

Neil received his B.A. from Trinity College in Connecticut and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as associate editor of the Journal of Law and Policy in International Business.

Neil lives in Washington, D.C., and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with his wife, Amy, their two daughters, Caroline and Bela, and their son, Charlie.

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