Virat Patel is the Managing Director of Pioneer Consulting Asia-pacific, a management consultancy specialising in telecoms, media and digital in Asia-pacific. He is based in Singapore. He has extensive experience in business strategy, business planning, and market entry. He has led the analysis of 5G deployment and fibre rollout and ideation in 5G-related services especially gaming/eSports. He has also developed pay TV, broadband and video strategies for platforms and content providers. Virat is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the IET UK.