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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 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

Artificial Intelligence: The Answer to More Effective Business Compliance

Silicon India • Feb. 8, 2017

Headquartered in California, AppZen patented AI technology combines computer vision, deep learning, and NLP to understand the full context of expenses, and cross-checks them in real-time against thousands of external and social sources to determine if they are legitimate and accurate.

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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.

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.

Mark Beasley
Mark Beasley
Director of Sales

Mark managed sales teams and sold software at a variety of technology companies which included Basware, Webtrekk, as well as large corporations like TRW Inc. Mark has gained vast experience in a variety of software technologies including Accounts Payable Automation, Procurement, Supply Chain, Web Analytics, and Big Data.

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.