Neelay Patel

Digital Theatre


Speaker Biography

Neelay Patel is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Digital Theatre: the world’s leading digital on-demand educational platform for the Performing and English Language Arts, providing over 4 million students from schools, colleges and universities, across 95 countries, with online access to productions and curriculum-mapped educational content.

The past 10 years have seen Neelay take on a number of high-profile roles: firstly as European Commercial Director of AOL, followed by five years with The Economist where he successfully launched the digital division, and most recently as an executive at the BBC, where he drove instrumental growth of BBC iPlayer and launched BBC Sounds.