Mehul Patel has within a short span of time created a mark for himself as a New Media and Social Media consultant of repute. He has been instrumental in co-founding and managing several innovative enterprises in the New Media and Social Media space like KIPL.Net - A Turnkey New Media, Digital and Social media consulting firm, Mozomo.mobi – a designer mobile content / Mobile VAS firm, he has been a part of D7TV – a mobile TV start up based out of San Francisco California, he is also a founding partner of – Network Prive
He was recently rated as Top 100 influencers in India on Twitter / Social Media by Pinstorm
MumbaiBoss has termed him as one of Mumbai's resident Celeb Twitter.
He has several cutting edge technology and digital trend forecasting write ups to his credit and is a regular guest columnist for leading publications like Sun UK, Bombay Times, Men's Health and Mid-day
Mehul has over 15 years of experience in managing Digital, Web 2.0, Social Media Marketing & Value Added Service businesses. He has launched and managed several new and established ventures and services across Digital media and has managed large teams and partnerships across India, Asia and USA.
In early 2000 Mehul and his firm KIPL.Net were professionally engaged by NewsCorp India to build and launch - A first of it’s kind Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Portal for Channel V India which engaged over 750,000 college students across India within six months of it’s launch.
In 2001 Mehul and his firm KIPL.Net were engaged by Tata Group to actively oversee and improvise the digital operations of Telco India. Patel personally worked with Tata Group and was fully responsible behind the entire migration and evolution of Telco India to Tata Engineering and Tata Engineering to Tata Motors worldwide online presence. He actively worked with Mr. Krishnan of Tata Group for over 5 years. During this he also a wrote a standardisation document for Tata Group redefining the Digital and online guidelines for them.
He has been quoted as the innovator of the Mobile VAS and Designer Mobile Content by Mobile Monday Finland.
In 2010, Mehul founded Network Privé, a luxury consulting company based in Mumbai, India. He expanded its services to some of the noted global luxury brands including Jaguar Land Rover, BMW, Audi, Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH), Remy Martin Louis XIII, Jimmy Choo, Bottega Veneta etc. Mehul also consulted as a partner and a mentor to Balagan, an event management company focusing on extremely high end curated events for Ultra High Net-worth Young Individual’s based in Mumbai city.
Mehul severed as a consultant some of the notable F & B Venues and 5 Star hotel properties in Mumbai, India between 2009 and 2013. He worked on revenue maximisation, marketing, brand building and partnership for venues including Tote On The Turf, Tote Lounge & Bar, Dome, Long & Short, Intercontinental Marine Drive and Tote Banquets
He is currently living in Palo Alto, California and Prague managing NIBSTR