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Vikas Singhvi

Vikas Singhvi

Boston, MA, United States
Member since August 30, 2019
Vikas is an innovative technology product leader with deep knowledge of product development, product management, and Agile and Lean methodologies to deliver innovative solutions. He is experienced in financial services, fintech, healthcare, and nonprofit domains. Having worked for both fortune 100 and startup companies, Vikas is an expert in the end-to-end product product development lifecycle with a highly effective leadership style.
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Project Highlights
Expertise
  • Agile Transformation
  • DevOps
  • Digital Transformation
  • Fintech
  • Jira
  • Leadership
  • Product Management
  • Scrum
Education
Select Certifications
Employment
  • CIO
    2015 - 2019
    Harold Grinspoon Foundation
    • Launched a new website, interviewed users, created the roadmap and user stories, and worked with UX designers and developers.
    • Implemented digital and agile transformation strategies to leverage digital and machine learning technologies, created and redesigned multiple websites and enterprise applications, and implemented CRM and ERP applications to create significant business impact.
    • Performed a cloud maturity assessment and implemented a cloud adoption roadmap. Migrated systems and websites to SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS-based solutions using public cloud services.
    • Established KPIs and performance metrics to consistently measure and track sustained performance.
    • Managed the RFP process and contract negotiation for enterprise solutions, established SLAs, and managed relationships with outsourcing organizations and other external service providers.
  • Director of Product Engineering
    2010 - 2015
    SS&C Technology
    • Defined product strategy and product roadmap through industry analysis, collaboration with the fund admin group, and client partnerships.
    • Re-architected a Windows-based TNR product suite to a SaaS solution using ASP.NET and ASP.NET Web API.
    • Built a private equity compliance management solution for Form PF and FATCA regulations.
    • Oversaw the development of complex waterfall engine for hedge and private equity fund distributions.
    • Created a mobile app for front-office CRM functionality of private equity asset managers.
    • Built an API for a TNR product and integrated it with Advent Geneva, Skyline LMS, and the fund administrator portal.
    • Created SSAS databases and OLAP cubes used in ad-hoc analytic research and automated reporting. Led a team to build private equity ILPA reporting suite.
  • Director of Engineering
    2007 - 2010
    TheNextRound, Inc.
    • Implemented agile tenets such as proper sprint planning, backlog grooming, and sprint review/demonstrations, resulting in higher productivity and stronger customer alignment.
    • Oversaw the development of functionality to support complex multi-level fund structures: master-feeder funds, holding companies, SPVs, AIVs, and blocker.
    • Enhanced the portfolio module to implement management company structure, streamlined corporate actions transaction processing, and built reconciliation tools.
    • Expanded product functionality to support the fund of funds, family offices, and real estate funds.
    • Oversaw the development of cap table analytics, portfolio analytics, enhanced reporting capabilities, and ad-hoc reporting and dynamic dashboards.
  • Principal Developer
    2004 - 2007
    TheNextRound, Inc.
    • Built a web-based portal using ASP.NET to provide limited partners access to their account information and analytics as well as allow them to download documents such as capital call and distribution notices, K1s, and partner capital statements.
    • Developed a deal/portfolio due diligence module as well as an enhanced investor relationship module with correspondence preferences, portfolio valuation models, and advanced analytics.
Project History
  • TNR – Private Equity, Hedge Fund, and Alternative Investment Software
    Led TNR's product team to build a platform used by alternative investment managers to manage $500+ billion in assets.

    A solution built for private equity, venture capital, real estate investment funds, family offices, fund administrators, limited partners, and fund of funds that provide fundraising, CRM, deal management, fund accounting, portfolio management, investor relations, and BI solutions. The platform is available as a SaaS, a licensed products, and as part of a set of software-enabled services.

  • WPDT – Retirement Plan Builder Tool
    Led the product engineering team for Fidelity's retirement plan builder application.

    WPDT is used by fidelity investments to build 401k and 403b plans for corporations. It allows the fidelity retirement plan team to set up various plan features such available funds, ESOP, fees, etc. Led both onsite and offshore teams for the WPDT application.

  • AllScripts - EHR System
    Led the product design and development of AllScripts EHR system's medical imaging module.

    1. Performed user interviews, gathered requirements, and performed business analysis of the medical imaging module.
    2. Worked with UI/UX designers to create and present the user interface
    3. Coordinated with offshore developers and business users to develop the system.
    4. Created a weekly metrics report to update the status of the project to all stakeholders.

  • TNR Investor Portal and Mobile App
    Led product design and development for an investor relationship portal/app to communicate and manage $500+ billion in assets.

    TNR is used by PE investors (limited partners) to access information about their investments and download investor documents. Limited partners also have the availability to run reports and visualize investment performance. Investors also have the ability to update their information, which gets reviewed by GPs before being updated. General partners have a content management system functionality to manage content on the portal.

Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    1993 - 1997
    MBM Engineering College - Jodhpur, India
Certifications
  • CISM
    JANUARY 2018 - PRESENT
    ISACA
  • CAIA
    JANUARY 2007 - PRESENT
    CAIA
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