An accomplished business executive with Board of Director and C-level experience in global roles ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Patel is a well recognized transformative technologist and a seasoned leader in data-analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud services, Cyber Security Operations, and IoT. His successes include delivering technology-driven business strategies, large-scale digital transformations, product developments , and real-time platforms. Corporate and start-up experience in technology, operations, business ecosystems, and internal/external innovations. Proven ability to leveraging emerging technology to create a competitive advantage. A motivational leader that is known for clearly defining mission and goals to consistently exceed expectations. A pioneer in the design and management of digital enterprises powered by RPA, data, analytics, and AI across the enterprise. Experience in customer journey, global supply chains, regulatory compliance, security, agile and responsive infrastructures, and effective governance to enable rapid business growth.Leadership roles include Chief Strategy Officer, CIO, Board Member, Adjunct Professor, co-founder, Diversity & Inclusion Champion and president. Also, experience wit private equity and venture backed companies.