Prashant Nerkar

VP, Engineering

Prashant has more than 20 years of technology leadership experience in managing global R&D teams in healthcare, higher education, and property management verticals. In his role, Prashant leads R&D: product development, quality assurance, DevOps, security, and data science.

Previously, Prashant was Director of Software Development at Ellucian where he was responsible for leading Ellucian Analytics and Ellucian Data Access / Data Lake SaaS products built specifically for Higher Education domain. Prashant is passionate about data science, analytics, data visualization, and user experience. He is very familiar with creating compelling customer journeys due to his extensive experience solving complex data problems within sectors such as Healthcare and Real-Estate.

Prashant holds a Master of Information Technology Degree from Virginia Tech and a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from the University of Mumbai. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he coaches elementary and middle school kids participating in the First Lego League and supports local startup companies as a technical mentor.