Nirav Desai is a Senior Partner at Moonbeam, a startup focused on rapid prototyping of solutions that address barriers to spatial and immersive computing technology adoption. Previously he served as chief technologist for the Seattle office of consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, where he led the company’s software development practice and technology business in the Pacific Northwest. He has more than 15 years of consulting experience in strategic decision support and information technology strategy and has supported a diverse array of clients, including international nongovernment organizations, Fortune 500 companies and various governments. Desai has also led efforts across the firm’s Pacific Rim offices that focus on commercializing government-incubated technologies in the digital, analytics and cyber-security spaces. He has served in an executive capacity for the Subcontinental Institute and WordSoundAction, two nonprofit organizations with an international focus.