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Making of a Unicorn

Sudheer Koneru
Founder and CEO, Zenoti Hosted by Dr. Santanu Paul, Founder and CEO, TalentSprint

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DeepTalk is an interactive series on DeepTech where leaders, experts, and trendsetters in the emerging technology space like AI, ML, Blockchain, FinTech, IoT, and more share their unique perspectives and knowledge with our vast community of professionals.

The 9th episode of DeepTalk is about how entrepreneurs can build unicorns using DeepTech like AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Blockchain, Cyber Security, and more. Sudheer Koneru, Founder and CEO at Zenoti, will share his perspective on how businesses can use DeepTech to better serve customers geographically spread across the world. The session will also delve into the role of professionals in the DeepTech-driven future of the industry.



Sudheer Koneru
Founder and CEO, Zenoti
(Ex Microsoft, Intelliprep, Click2learn, SumTotal Systems)

Sudheer Koneru is the Founder and CEO at Zenoti, a unicorn that provides a cloud-based software solution for the spa, salon, and med spa industry customers across 50 countries. In its latest round of funding, Zenoti raised $80 Million, taking its valuation to $1.5 Billion, giving it the Unicorn status. Sudheer has an illustrious career both as a professional and an entrepreneur. He was the Windows Division Head for PCHealth at Microsoft. He founded Intelliprep and was instrumental in reshaping product direction in the learning industry. Intelliprep merged with Click2learn, and he continued to build the new entity as its Executive VP and COO. He has also served as the Managing Director for SumTotal Systems and Latitudes Pro. He holds a B.Tech degree from IIT Madras and MS from the University of Texas, Austin, both in Computer Science. Know More.


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Dr. Santanu Paul
Founder and CEO, TalentSprint
(Ex Virtusa, IBM, Open Pages)

Dr. Santanu leads strategy and growth at TalentSprint, an NSE Group Company. He serves as an independent director for organizations that use disruptive technologies as their engine of growth. Under his leadership, TalentSprint has emerged as one of India’s leading tech-enabled education platforms for professionals and a youth career accelerator for young job seekers in the technology space. His professional career began in New York at the reputed IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. He has also worked as Senior Vice President at Virtusa and as CTO for Openpages and Viveca. An author of 20+ research papers and an inventor with 2 US patents, Santanu received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Know More...

About TalentSprint

TalentSprint, a National Stock Exchange (NSE) Group Company, brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to emerging and experienced professionals in partnership with top academic institutions and global corporations. Its patent-pending, AI-powered, digital learning platform enables a perfect blend of high-end academics and industry-leading practitioner experience. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. For more information, visit www.talentsprint.com

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