Surya Prakash, Product Manager in New Delhi, Delhi, India
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Surya Prakash

Verified Expert  in Product Management

Product Manager

New Delhi, Delhi, India
Toptal Member Since
October 1, 2019

For over the past 12 years, Surya's been driving software products in various roles from consultant to product R&D lead to founder. Along with successfully developing several software products for startups and Fortune 500 firms, he's experienced in fintech, e-trading, eCommerce, and the beverage industry. Having a strong technical background and an MBA, Surya is well versed in team building and product delivery cycle using Agile methodologies.

Project Highlights

Feral Horses
Led the development of the art trading platform from an early prototype stage to the growth stage.


Work Experience


2018 - PRESENT
Nexalgo Innovations
  • Founded an IT products and services company.
  • Led the development of an art trading platform from an early prototype stage to the growth stage.
  • Conceptualized, researched, and developed AI products in the area of computer vision, NLP.
  • Put into place the business processes required for a startup.
  • Interviewed candidates to find the most suitable talent for the team.

Product R&D Lead

2013 - 2017
ION Trading
  • Led the research and development of the ION performance monitoring and alerting system.
  • Designed and developed performance and monitoring reports for the ION trading platform.
  • Conceptualized and built the GUI and server of the analytics platform with the ION tick-by-tick database.
  • Took projects from concept to a fully realized product—writing the requirements, prototyping, building the development team, and overseeing the development, release, and automated QA processes.
  • Contributed to the improvement of the hiring processes and conducted recruitment-related interactions with the candidates to hire the best talent for teams.

Senior Consultant

2011 - 2013
Deloitte Consulting
  • Worked on the development of an integrated analytics system that improved the efficiency of the finance and recruitment processes of a large multinational company.
  • Analyzed that the financial and workforce-related business processes and key performance indicators (KPIs) were aligned to overall corporate strategy.
  • Evaluated the manufacturing and supply-chain related business process and the development of the performance dashboards for a leading company in the beverage industry.
  • Successfully led teams of consultants towards achieving several different project goals.
  • Recruited candidates to add the right talents to teams.

Senior Associate

2005 - 2008
  • Consulted with a Fortune 500 investment bank for requirement gathering and analysis, prototyping, and development of software products.
  • Communicated about requirements and presented progress reviews to the client via webcasts, teleconferences, and onsite visits.
  • Successfully developed end-to-end solutions for business process management.
  • Created an HR survey form that was used for creating survey forms and building reports and dashboards from the survey data.
  • Developed an entitlement management system that was used for identity and access management (IAM) for the firm’s digital content.

Feral Horses

Led the development of the art trading platform from an early prototype stage to the growth stage.

Feral Horses aims to decentralize the ownership and redistribution of profits of art pieces that represent our cultural heritage.

It is a platform that enables people to buy and sell museum-worthy art using low investments (in the form of shares).
2009 - 2011

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Management

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta - Kolkata, India

2001 - 2005

Bachelor of Technology Degree in Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur - Kanpur, India


Object-oriented Analysis and Design Using UML



Deep Learning Specialization via Coursera


Structuring Machine Learning Projects via Coursera


Machine Learning

Stanford University via Coursera


Business Analysis

Information Systems Examination Board