As CEO for Lagozon Group, Dr. Vipul Vashisht plays a key role in defining the company strategy and direction to maintain its leadership in the industry. He is responsible for overall P&L, Business Development, Managing Key Partnerships, Sales, Marketing, and New Product Development. In addition, Dr. Vipul oversees Lagozon’s global alliances and project management consulting practices.
In his last assignment as Group Director – Technology at IRT Digital Analytics, he played a key role in driving the business analytics COE to newer heights and was instrumental in setting up Advanced Analytics and Microsoft Azure practice. Dr. Vipul was also part of Board of Directors for IRT India.
Prior to that, he held key leadership positions at Polaris Consulting (Virtusa India), where he served for 10 years. In his role as Vice President, he was responsible for managing complex programs in BFSI domain. He was promoted as one of the youngest Vice President at Polaris and was awarded Global Excellence Trail Blazer Leadership award. Prior to joining Polaris, Dr. Vipul has worked for multiple leading organizations such as Tech Mahindra, McAfee, and Sopra Steria.
Dr. Vipul is passionate about academics and professional certifications. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Nagpur University, a master’s degree in Software Systems from BITS Pilani and a Ph.D. in Software Engineering using Artificial Intelligence technology. He also holds multiple professional certifications in areas of project management and software quality, including PMP, RMP, ACP, CSQA, CSTE, CSM and SAFe. He has presented research work in AI at IEEE and Springer conferences and have published multiple research papers in international journals. He has been a sought-after speaker on subjects related to Business Intelligence / Artificial Intelligence at CIO forums and top universities. He plays a number of advisory roles for the universities on industry-academics collaboration and industry readiness initiatives for both faculty and students.
Dr. Vipul have been leading Ullas Trust initiatives in Delhi NCR region since last 14 years, where he works towards recognizing academic excellence in students from the economically challenged sections of our society and encourage the “Can do” spirit towards chasing their dreams and aspirations. In collaboration with Ullas, he regularly conducts various workshops (diary of dreams, touch the soil, planning workshops, academic courses on computer sciences) for students of classes IX to XII at government schools in multiple villages under Faridabad region, covering around 3000 students every year.