Dr. Akhil Sahai
Chief Product Officer - Symphony SummitAI
Dr. Akhil Sahai as Chief Product Officer heads product management and marketing at Symphony SummitAI. Akhil has 20+ years of experience in Product Strategy and Management, Marketing, and Business Development. Akhil is a product leader with extensive experience managing SaaS based early stage start-ups as well as high-growth businesses with multi hundred million dollars product portfolio. Most recently he was Chief Product Officer at LexisNexis and headed a $250M+ product portfolio spread across Europe, Africa and Middle East. Prior to that, as head of product management and marketing, led an early stage AI/Machine learning based start-up Perspica Inc. to successful acquisition by Cisco. He also initiated, funded and managed Enterprise wide solutions program at HP and product managed and launched vCloud software at VMware. He has led another start-up, Gale Technologies as head of products to successful acquisition by Dell where after the acquisition, he product managed the entire Converged Infrastructure portfolio.
Akhil has a Ph.D in Computer Science from INRIA France and an MBA from Wharton School. He has 17 Technical patents, has authored 80+ peer reviewed articles and has authored a book.