Amey Parandekar

Senior Director, Webex Calling Product Management Cisco Collaboration Group

Amey leads Product Management for Webex Calling, an enterprise grade, globally available and innovative calling, and phone system. He is passionate about innovation and evolving the calling experience from hearing, to seeing, to doing. Empowering people to have a richer calling experience with Webex and leveraging cloud capabilities for the new era of hybrid work.

Prior to this role, Amey led Product and Program management for Microsoft's Azure cloud IaaS/PaaS services across different verticals segments including sovereign clouds and government verticals. He built Skype consumer and Skype for Business infrastructure, services and built Microsoft Teams calling and meetings from ground up and grew Teams adoption to hundreds of millions of users. He has extensive experience working at large companies as well as startups, building innovative products and bringing them to market.

Amey brings more than 20 years of experience in areas such as product management, design, cloud engineering in productivity software at Microsoft Office, natural language processing, machine learning with search and NUI experiences, hardware integration for audio and video and analytics. He has developed 20 patents over his career.

Amey has a B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a Masters from North Carolina State University.
He lives in Seattle with his family and enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and kayaking in his free time.

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