Viraj heads product management and strategy for Analytics and Marketplace at INSZoom.com Inc., a cloud/SaaS based technology platform automating the global immigration process. He is a member of Rutgers San Francisco Big Data Advisory Board at Rutgers University. Prior to this, he was responsible for global strategic alliances at Aerospike Inc., an NEA funded NoSQL database startup, where he closely worked with IBM, Amdocs, Nokia, Pivotal, Wipro and HCL, and for digital transformation initiatives, sales and business development at Persistent Systems Inc., a $450+ Million Norwest Venture and Intel Capital funded company that IPOed in India in 2010. As a Fellow at Berkeley Angel Network, he is currently responsible for the deal flow process and management, and is serving on startup screening and pitch event committee. This year, he will be joining more than 600 world leaders (including several heads of governments) from 70 countries at Horasis to devise novel ideas to sustain and nurture our development in the future. An expert in data analytics, digital transformation and cloud/SaaS, Viraj is a thought leader in product management, go-to-market strategy and business development for startups and enterprises.
He has done his M.S. in Computer Science from UCLA and is an MBA candidate at UC Berkeleys Haas School of Business. In the past, his research got published in IEEE ICDM Workshop Proceedings, a leading data mining conference and was also recognized as one of the top case studies by Data Mining Case Studies and Practice Prize, an international peer-reviewed workshop highlighting successful real-world applications of data mining along with others by MITRE, Siemens Medical, VISA and others. In his free time, Viraj is helping aspiring product managers get into product management through his blog beerwithpm.com
Speeches di Viraj Phanse
Data Driven Innovation in Legal Tech
The next innovation in shared economy, e-commerce, marketplace, and data and analytics will happen in the regulated industries such as legal and education. The legal space is on the cusp of achieving digital transformation through automation of business processes and workflows, and transformation of traditional software products into platforms.
Platform in the form of a multi-vendor marketplace will help open new doors to the various service providers/vendors in the legal area. Such a marketplace will not only help these vendors build a community, but also help them increase proximity with law firms. The end to end cloud based workflow management and secure data sharing takes care of concerns like GDPR and data privacy.
Data sharing in the form of Datawarehouse as a Managed Service, is also disrupting legal tech. It makes data available to law firms in a secure way. This helps them not only to bring in their own reporting tools, but also gain more control over their data. It leads to expansion of their data assets, and allows them to conduct deeper analysis and customization of data by connecting to cloud systems like HR and billing. Such a unique value proposition results in democratization of data.
Industry 4.0, Data Visualization