Nikesh Parekh is the CEO and Co-Founder of Suplari, a spend accountability and financial performance system. Nikesh’s journey into procurement wasn’t a straight line. After dabbling in a few different ventures from medicine to real estate, Nikesh came to realize that companies were dealing with an abundance of data but no one to interpret it. Through artificial intelligence and machine learning, he created Suplari to fill an important niche in the procurement industry to help procurement teams interpret their data to gain new business insights.
Nikesh is a Harvard Business School graduate and the CEO of Suplari. His background includes social services in India’s clinics, venture capitalism, volunteering in his community to support social enterprises, and much more. He loves diving into untapped analytics as well as embracing the latest technology in artificial intelligence and machine learning.