Instructor of Professional Practice
Ronak Parikh (@parikhronak) is Vice President of Product Management for Data Solutions at Merkle. Previously, he was the Product Director for Dun & Bradstreet’s (D&B) Audience Solutions, a suite of products aimed at digital marketing managers to get most of their investment in digital assets. Ronak was responsible for helping launch Dun & Bradstreet’s (D&B) Data Exchange, a Linked Data as a Service platform where customers can mix and match D&B data with vertical data from authorized D&B Data Exchange Partners. Before D&B, Ronak was a Product Manager at Bloomberg L.P.
Ronak specializes in finding ways to monetize data and new product development. The products he has helped launch involve working with all aspects of data - curation, management, analytics, and presentation. He enjoys working on building products from concept to customer adoption by partnering across the organization.
Ronak currently lectures part-time in the MBA program at Rutgers Business School where he teaches Business Forecasting within the Analytics and Information Management concentration.
An alumnus of Rutgers Honors Program, Ronak has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Masters in Computer Science from Columbia University.