Virat Patel is the Managing Director of Pioneer Consulting Asia-pacific, a management consultancy specialising in digital services. He is based in Singapore. He has extensive experience in business strategy, business planning, product development and market entry. His recent work has covered games/Esports and wide range of emerging technologies including Metaverse, cryptocurrencies, 5G, their impact on consumers. As an expert in digital services, Virat has led spoken at conferences and moderated well-received panels in Asia. Virat has a BSc Hon in Electronic and Electrical Engineering and has studied Corporate Finance at London Business School. Virat is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the IET UK.