Paresh Patel, Ph.D. is the Founder and CEO of PayRange. He is a lifelong entrepreneur whose passion for applying breakthrough technologies to established business models has fueled his success in multiple ventures.

With a career start as a vending operator, his experiences motivated the invention of the mobile payment solution PayRange. The PayRange platform, which recently recorded its one billionth transaction, is modernizing the consumer experience in vending, laundry, amusement, and more. He connects dots, invents unique approaches, simplifies products, and designs new customer experiences.