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AppZen

AppZen uses artificial intelligence to automate expense report audit to detect accidental and intentional fraud in expense reports and ensure compliance to regulatory requirements like Anti Bribery and Corruption and FCPA.

News and Press

AppZen Honored at First Annual IOFM “Game Changer" Awards

EIN NEWS • May 9, 2017

AppZen, developer of the world’s first back office automation artificial intelligence (AI) solution, is pleased to announce their recognition as one of the recipients of the Institute of Finance & Management’s (IOFM) Game Changer Awards.

AppZen Awarded “Best AI Startup” Recognition by the AI Awards

Sat Press Releases • Feb. 9, 2017

Developer of World-First Artificial Intelligence Solution Recognized for Excellence in Its Field

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Founders / Key Team

Anant Kale
Anant Kale
CEO & Co-Founder

Prior to AppZen, Anant was Vice President at Fujitsu and has over 12 years experience in software application development and managed >$25M budgets and large distributed teams. Anant has expertise in Enterprise Systems and business process. He received his MBA and B.S. in Engineering at the University of Mumbai.

Kunal Verma
Kunal Verma
CTO & Co-Founder

Prior to AppZen, Kunal led several R&D initiatives at Accenture and has expertise in semantic technologies, natural language processing and machine learning. Kunal has published over 50 papers and has been granted 7 patents. He received his PhD in Computer Science with focus on Semantic Technologies at the University of Georgia.

Jonathan Chizick
Jonathan Chizick
Head of Marketing

Startup pro with multi-functional growth expertise across Marketing, Sales, and Business Development. Expertise connecting startups with customers and partners to grow their business. Former engineer & entrepreneur, and enemy of the status quo. Enjoy being hands-on and getting stuff done.

Marissa Cho
Marissa Cho
Advisor

Marissa has served in a number of senior finance positions including most recently the CFO at Fujitsu,  VP of Finance at JDSU and before that worked at Brocade, Oracle & PWC.

Raj Singh
Raj Singh
Advisor

Raj is a product guy. Most recently co-founded Tempo AI (acq'd by Salesforce), co-founded YumYum Labs/AllTheCooks (acq'd by Cookpad), founding BD guy at Skyfire (acq'd by Opera).

Sanjay Sathe
Sanjay Sathe
Advisor

Sanjay is the CEO of RiseSmart which was recently acquired by Randstad. Sanjay is an accomplished leader with a solid 20+year track record of success in conceiving, developing marketing and implementing disruptive award-winning solutions for high-growth startups and industry leaders. 

Jeff Epstein
Jeff Epstein
Advisor

Jeff Epstein is an Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners and a Lecturer at Stanford University. He specializes in Marketplaces, B2B Cloud Software and Advertising Technology companies. He serves on the Boards of Directors and Audit Committees of Kaiser Permanente, The Priceline Group, Shutterstock, Global Eagle Entertainment and several private companies. He is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Oracle, one of the world’s largest and most profitable technology companies, with a market value of over $150 billion.