As SVP and MD, India, Vishal is responsible for setting up and managing the Pune Data Axle office. His teams in India would partner with global teams on product management, engineering, analytics, and data science, and IT & data operations to deliver to the business mandate.
Vishal has had a career of over 2 decades as a transformational technology leader with extraordinary success in positively impacting the revenue and increasing performance by setting & scaling world-class enterprises, establishing & leading the digital transformation practice and culture focusing on operational efficiency and customer experience.
Prior to Data Axle, Vishal served as Head of Technology at Viacom18. In his time there, he led digital transformation in the media industry by identifying and implementing emerging technology solutions for enhanced viewership and hence monetization. Previously, as Senior Head of Delivery in Verizon, he devised and directed the technology innovation roadmap for enterprise-wide digital and mobile transformation to enhance online sales, service, and support delivery, with a focus on leveraging data analytics and business intelligence. He also played a key role in scaling India operations from 50+ to 7000 employees and created high potential teams with industry lowest churn.
Vishal holds a BE in Computer Science from SGSITS Indore and MS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California. In his free time, he loves cooking for his wife and 2 kids.