Founding Director at iCreate
An inventor and a serial entrepreneur. Parag is involved in the fields of technology, finance, real-estate, retail and hospitality. Parag is widely regarded as a visionary in the field of information technology, and was a member of the EMMY Award-winning team that pioneered development of direct to Home (DTH) digital satellite broadcasting for PRIMESTAR In 1995. He is frequent advisor on IT issues and strategy to private enterprises and governmental entities both in the United States and abroad. Parag is the President and Principal of two technology companies: Radiqal, in Horsham, PA. USA, a software products and service’s company specializing in gaming and digital television with product and service offerings in Interactive TV, Video on Demand, Gaming and Wagering, Broadcast Satellite TV, Hospitality, Carrier Class GSM Service Provisioning and B2B- B2B Commerce; and Surya Info Tech Pvt. Ltd. In Baroda, India, a state-of-the-art wholly owned subsidiary of Radiqal which provides research, development and support services to Radiqal and its clients. http://www.radigal.com Parag is a managing partner of Radiqal Properties with holdings in financial services, hotel and investment real-estate http://www.riplus.cc
He is a managing partner of”Mexican Post”, a chain of restaurants in the greater Philadelphia area.:http://www.mexicanpost.com He is a founding member and a member of the board of directors of icreate – It is known that entrepreneurs play a key role in the economic development and employment generation of a nation. Unfortunately, Despite the forces of globalization, the entrepreneurial fervor is not yet sizzling in India. Just as the IITs and the IIMs were created to satiate India’s need for engineers and professional managers, the time has come for India to create a special centre of excellence exclusively for pursuits of technology and entrepreneurship. Under the dynamic leadership of honorable Chief Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, Gujarat is setting up a world class Centre of Excellence for Entrepreneurship and T echnology- icreate. It will identify, nurture, mentor and grow the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation amongst the youth:http://www.icreate.org.in He is a Mentor at his alma mater Drexel University, Drexel University’s Baiada Center for Entrepreneurship bridges education and entrepreneurship by linking Research, coursework, experiential learning, and entrepreneurial thinking with practical guidance for budding entrepreneurs. He has been invited to the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 “by invitation only” Forbes Global CEO Conferences held in Asia and attended by top CEOs of the world. http://forbesglobalceoconference.com/enParag received a B.S. in Computer Science, From Stockton State College in 1987, and an M,S, in Computer Science, from Drexel University in 1991, Parag is an avid golfer, a scuba diver and a private pilot working towards his Instrument rating.