Prashant Lamba is a Managing Director at Ankura, based in Washington, DC. Prashant has more than a decade of experience in program management, product engineering, consulting, strategy, and technology. He has extensive experience building and leading large cross-functional teams globally to define product strategies, build road maps, and deliver systems. He is skilled in assessing, conceptualizing, developing, and implementing complex systems, and in partnering with business leaders, clients, and vendors.
Prashant was chief technology officer of a human resources management system product company, where he led technology and product teams. He was responsible for redesigning product architecture, as well as managing the integration of third-party vendors. He also led the product implementations for clients around the globe.
Prashant led the product strategy and management team for a healthcare billing product at Oracle, where he defined and launched a new product line. The product which analyzed customers’ needs, surveyed the competitive landscape, and drove the development of new products. He worked very closely with Oracle’s marketing and sales teams to develop a go-to-market strategy.
Prior to his work at Oracle, Prashant worked with Sapient Nitro, providing consulting services to retail and telecommunication clients. In this role, he led the strategy and implementation of various
e-commerce, analytics fulfillment, and machine-to-machine projects for Fortune 500 clients. He also has strong experience in the field of predictive analytics — recommendation engine, clustering, and classification. He has helped clients get meaningful insights from their massive unstructured data.
Prashant is a seasoned entrepreneur, having established an entrepreneurial venture in the e-commerce space — a localized e-commerce solution (prodzer.com) for the fragmented Indian retail market. He grew this venture within two cities and successfully onboarded approximately 250 vendors into the program, achieving a 100 percent month-to-month vendor growth rate.