Pranav Dharwadkar

Pranav Dharwadkar

Pranav is a VP of Products at Volterra. Previously, he led Connected Car Product Management at Jasper that was acquired by Cisco. At Jasper, Pranav’s connected car products won GSMA GLOMO award and its customers included large automotive vendors Tesla, GM, Ford among others. His keynote speech at China’s Connected Car Symposium in 2017 was highly appreciated by Automotive OEMs worldwide. Prior to Jasper, Pranav led Strategy and Operations at Paypal helping drive several percentage point improvements in checkout conversion rate for PayPal’s core checkout product. Prior to PayPal, Pranav held Corporate Strategy position at Cisco where he led acquisitions for Cisco’s Enterprise collaboration technology group. He holds an MBA from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, an MS in Computer Engineering from Purdue University, and a BS in Electronics Engineering from the VJTI, University of Mumbai. He was awarded six patents in the fields of Internet Routing Technology. His research studies have been published in several publications including the IEEE Distributed Computing Systems and IEEE Infocomm. In his personal time, Pranav enjoys playing basketball and badminton while coaching his daughters’ robotics and softball teams.