Imran Patel

Managing Director at Idea Pioneers

Expert Credentials

Imran is the founder of the award-winning IdeaForce IMS (Innovation Management System), the AuditForce suite of Loyalty, Innovation & CX audits & EventForce, a break-through feature-packed employee engagement and eventing app suite. He is a keynote speaker, a lecturer, a serial award winner & his leadership translated into his employers & his own businesses winning 43 local & international awards. Imran has worked with over 80 brands in the retail, financial services, aviation, healthcare, ICT, consumer electronics, entertainment, sports, transport and NGO sectors. Imran is a recognised innovation, loyalty, digital and CX experts in South Africa.


Imran is pioneering the adoption of Innovation, Marketing, Technology, CX & EX within ambitious African organisations. He has added value to over 80 corporate clients across 4 continents, won 43 local & global awards, created 7 applications currently licensed by corporations & created over 140 new jobs. Imran has an MBA from UCT and lectures to Masters students at business schools in South Africa.

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