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I have over 15 years of experience in managing Internet Start-ups, Digital, Social Media Marketing, Mobile VAS, Luxury, Hospitality and lifestyle businesses. Have launched and managed several new ventures and services across Digital, Mobile, Hospitality and Luxury. Have managed large
Allow me to plug in a link which explains a little bit about my professional life.
I have over 15 years of experience in managing Internet Start-ups, Digital, Social Media Marketing, Mobile VAS, Luxury, Hospitality and lifestyle businesses. Have launched and managed several new ventures and services across Digital, Mobile, Hospitality and Luxury. Have managed large teams and partnerships across India, Asia and USA.
To lead a team that brings innovative ideas to fruition that clearly focuses on maximising revenues and profits.
Sincere passion and deep understanding of Digital, Luxury, Hospitality, Value Added Services space. Rapid Business scaling-up and expansion, Growth Hacking and Community building.
Launching New Products and services across the globe.
Working on new ventures
Identifying and launching revenue streams across several platforms.
Trend forecasting across the Digital and tech space and monetizing the same.
Identifying prime opportunities in the online and mobile space.
Building a team of Superstars
I am a compulsive networker and I love socialising products and companies and plug them at the right place at the right time.
Deep understanding of how consumers behave when they are researching and looking for something new on Mobile or Online.
Mehul (Mike) Patel
Specialties: IoT, IoE, Adtech, Growth Hacking, New Media, Social Media Marketing, Digital and Mobile Media, MobileVAS, Luxury, Lifestyle and Hospitality.
Founding Partner @ Network Prive is an offline real world network of handpicked and liked minded individuals. A firm founded with the aim of focusing on connecting luxury & lifestyle brands with their right target audience. Our community of exclusive members get a chance to network with each other personally and professionally and at the same time; the opportunity to be present at each one of our unique gatherings
Do glance thru the below pictures from all of our past events which includes events for Brands like BMW, Remy Martin Louis XIII, Moet Hennessy, Luxury Society, Bentley, Belvedere and many other Network Prive member's only events.
As a 'passion project' we now manage 'Tote' the most luxurious lounge & bar in south Bombay.
Do glance through the links of very recent coverage below about the all new Tote Lounge & Bar on Vogue and other key publications.
t: www.twitter.com/networkprive From December 2010 to Present (5 years 1 month) mumbai, indiaCEO and Managing Director @ KIPL Group owns:
- KIPL.Net - A Turnkey Digital and Social Media Consulting firm with operations in Singapore and Mumbai
- Mozomo.mobi - Designer Mobile Content firm with Mobile Value added service offerings
CEO and MD
- Incubating and expanding San Francisco and Singapore operations from day zero.
- Planning and managing Global operations.
- Building a global client base, fortune 500 and publicly listed and traded companies.
- Conceptualizing and launching several new products and services for Web and Wireless
- Up scaling key account spends by deploying and managing large Digital properties for all existing clients. From January 2003 to January 2013 (10 years 1 month) Mentor and Advisor to the MD - Global Operations @ D7 TV - A network of original video content developed from scratch in San Francisco, California for the social-networked web and Mobile VAS platforms.
Mentor and Advisor to the MD - Global Operations
Socializing D7 thru out EMEA and Asian markets Develop partnerships with Telco's MVNO's across EMEA and Asia Conceptualizing and launching new products for the non-conventional media.
Setting up a robust Mobile Content market place on the .mobi and other wireless (then upcoming) platforms like iPhone and 3G.
Monetize Wireless Social media in Asia and EMEA regions. From November 2006 to December 2009 (3 years 2 months) CEO & Managing Director @ Mozomo.mobi - (A Vertical launched by KIPL.Net group) - Designer Mobile Content and Value Added services firm, Singapore & India.
Set up a new team in Singapore and India.
Implementing Mobile 2.0 platform for distributing Designer mobile content for Mobile Internet consumers.
Setting up a grade A Designer Mobile Content market place on .mobi / GPRS platforms and expand the same on other upcoming platforms like Web 2.0 and 3 G.
Provide a robust, safe and extremely user experience focused Direct2Consumer shop accessible to each and every GSM user in EMEA and Asia regions.
Launch extremely premium and innovative Mobile Content products. From August 2003 to December 2009 (6 years 5 months) Chief Executive Officer @ KIPL.Net - KlubQ Infotech Private Limited, Mumbai, India
Chief Executive Officer - KIPL.Net - A turnkey New Media firm focusing on New Media, Web infrastructure and online marketing services
Launched several new products and services across Digital platforms primarily for Web
Made breakthrough in large revenue based alliances for KIPL.Net with several FMCG, Media, Financial and Cellular companies like Hindustan Lever Ltd, P & G, Tata Sons, Orange and many others
Launched KlubQ.com, a highly interactive Youth Entertainment Portal at some point with an active registered database of over a Million Indian youth in year 2000.
Strong initiative, persistence & human affairs skills which led to the launch & success of India's premier New media communication outfit KIPL.Net
Won key accounts in Internet consulting for companies like Yahoo, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Reliance, Orange, Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, HLL, Zicom Securities and many others. From September 1999 to September 2002 (3 years 1 month) VP - Business Development @ Find Skills Inc., NJ, USA (Formerly Alliance and preferred e-Biz partner IBM, North America. A Firm focusing on IT and New Media Consulting activities between US, Eruope and India)
VP - Business Development
Planned and launched several new products across the Digital Media for clients and the firm.
Secured a US$ 18 Million project from leading Toy manufacturer based in USA for managing all of their Digital properties.
Played a significant role in winning project worth US$ 12 Million from Johnson & Johnson for customization of inventory management software with online access provided to all key partners
Management of partnerships & alliances of Fortune 500 companies like Sybase Corp, Peco Energy & AMC Corp.
Enjoyed a key role in Identification & development of client businesses. From January 1998 to September 1999 (1 year 9 months) Sr. Project Manager - e-Business @ Find Skills Ltd., Mumbai, India (A turnkey IT and New Media consulting firm which wins large projects from US and European firms and executes and manages them in India)
Sr. Project Manager - e-Business
Leading and managing a team of over 35 Sr. Software developers for complex Software and Web projects, primarily focusing Legacy to Web projects.
Transition of traditional NT, IIS, HTML American Universities & US Govt.'s database in to interactive and Intuitive Digital properties
Worked on several logistics and fulfillment for FMCG and Pharma companies for online services, track and trace, supply chain visibility and management
Executed projects for developing various stand-alone applications for content publishing and updates for American cellular operators for their then futuristic WAP projects.
Providing Mobile VAS services to Telco's in Asia like Monotones, Black & White Digital Logo publishing Identification, Understanding & Adaptation of suitable new technology for improving company processes and generating new revenues. From January 1997 to December 1997 (1 year) Project Manager @ Music Design, Mumbai, India (A firm involved in digitizing and updating analogue content, creating fresh content for International Radio, TV and other Multimedia platforms)
Business and administrative responsibility of the Digital studio.
Sound recording, research, and reproduction of live and recorded Digital sound for publishing on the non-conventional media like FM Radio, Web and others.
Seamless integration and reproduction of audio, video content for multiple mediums
Planning Creative Convergence for all existing Audio company clients.
Setting up systems for traditional media firm's libraries to be converted to Digital formats. From July 1996 to January 1997 (7 months)
MSc, New Media, Digital Media @ New York University From 1998 to 1999 Diploma, Digital Sound Engineering @ University of Mumbai From 1996 to 1997 B.E., Electronics and Telecommunication @ University of Pune From 1992 to 1996 Mehul Patel is skilled in: SMO, Social Media Marketing, Online Marketing, Digital Media, New Media, Product Development, Technology Trends, Trend Spotting, Social Networking, Connector, Execution Management, Execution Skills, Online Advertising, Web 2.0, Mobile Applications