Vishal Venugopal

VP, Big Data & Analytics at Big Data BizViz & co-founder BDI Systems & Tec


Apache spark SAP BO Deep Learning Business Intelligence Projects Apache Kafka python Big Data Analytics startups API Development JavaEE Cassandra API Design R Data Science Machine Learning

I have worked with some great companies like SAP BusinessObjects as Program Manager Developer Suite/SDK & co-founded a BI startup in 2008 - BDI systems & Technologies.Currently,I have additional responsibility of building the Big Data analytics platform for our product concern Big Data Bizviz using Spark,Cassandra,Kafka,R, Python,Spark ML & Tensor Flow etc.My experience set comprises of start up mentoring, start up set up,BI consulting, leadership, API design,data lake design & big data analytics architecture and implementation, Data Science

SAP BOBJ Consulting

SAP BusinessObjects SDK/API/RESTful integration - customization and integration with third party applications

Data Science & ML Conuslting

Provide data science & ML solutions/product design using R,Python, Spark ML, Tensor FLow + Keras

Big Data Consulting

Solution/Product design for Big data lake, Data Pipeline, ML Pipeline


VP, Big Data & Analytics at Big Data BizViz

Mar 2015 - Present

Build the Big Data Practice from Scratch by driving and mentoring the team on various technologies - Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, HDFS, Hadoop, Paraquet, Scala Provide vision, mission and leadership to the Big data and Predictive Analytics product development team. Predictive Analysis – Provide strategy, feature set, design & architecture, scrum & project management and customer engagement. PA provides predictive analysis using R and Apache Spark ML technologies Social Media Browser - Provide strategy, feature set, design & architecture, scrum & project management and customer engagement. SMB provides sentiment analysis from various social media sites using a mix of Kafka, Spark and Cassandra technologies. Data Lake Architecture and Design – provide architecture and design services to create a data lake using a mix of Kafka, Spark, HDFS + Parquet, Cassandra. Actively involved with a large school analytics provider.

Founder Member, Senior Solution Architect at BDI Systems and Technologies

May 2008 - Present

Started out as a 2-member team, along with the CEO, conceptualized, initiated, nurtured and rapidly build a team of around 150+. Core responsibilities included – setting up the facility + IT infrastructure, ,resourcing, Strategic Planning, mentoring, Consulting and implementation on/using SAP BusinessObjects SDK - Customization, Sizing and clustered deployment, design and development of customized tools/products, health check up & BI implementation. Key Consulting and development activities using SAP BusinessObjects: • As a consulting partner of SAP India, SAP Asia Pacific - Health checkup for production deployments for leading health care government organization in the UK, Retail and Telecom sector • Sizing and clustered deployment landscape for various retail, IT, telecom government utility and clinical research companies • Tool & product development plus customization using the BusinessObjects/Crystal reports SDK, (includes iOS applications) and Extension points for the Webi Viewer • Build and mentored the iOS team from scratch. • Set up a team of 30 consulting engineers at SAP R&D Labs India to drive and deliver successfully the RESTful API development, extension point development and API testing under the aegis of SAP R&D labs Paris.

Program Manager - Webi SDK and Developer Suite at SAP Labs (Business Objects)

May 2006 - Apr 2007

Program manager for Web Intelligence SDK/Web Services XI 3.0/3.5 & Personal Data Provider for XI 3.5 across labs at India, Paris and Vancouve

Technical Lead at Ness Technologies

Oct 2003 - Apr 2006

SAP BusinessObjects Developer Suite Development and API testing using JSP,Java,.Net,VB,ASP

Senior Software Engineer at Infinite Computer Solutions Pvt Ltd

Dec 1999 - Sep 2003

Health Care Product development using VB & Java,HL7,Labcorp Lead the project at Pitney Bowes, USA - Click Stamp Online using VB, COM+,DCOM,VC++,Tivoli,IBM Cryptocards, ASP,Oracle

Software Developer at Software Associates

Jun 1999 - Jan 2000

Product development using Borland Delphi

Trianee Software Engineer at Wintech Computer Solutions

Dec 1997 - Dec 1998


Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies by Duke University on Coursera. at Duke University on Coursera

Apr 2017 - May 2017

Tackling the Challenges of Big Data Certification at MIT

May 2016 - Jun 2016

EPGP - Information Technology at IIM Kozhikode

Dec 2012 - Dec 2014

MSC IT at Karnataka university

Dec 2000 - Dec 2002


Dec 1994 - Dec 1997

Bachelor of Science at St. Josephs College, Calicut

Dec 1990 - Dec 1993

SAP Labs
SAP Services India
Pitney Bowes
SAP Business Objects
Cable & Wireless
Push pixels...
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Defend the wall...
Draft storyboard...
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