Dr. Mangesh Bendre joined Visa Research as a Staff Research Scientist in March 2019, right after he received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2018 and 2010, respectively. Mangesh received his B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunications from the University of Mumbai in 2002. Prior to joining Visa Research, Mangesh was a Development Expert at Amdocs, Inc, supporting Sprint Telecomm’s provisioning system, which handled a customer base of over 55 million users.
As a member of the Artificial Intelligence team, his research interests are in database systems, in particular, large-scale data management, big data infrastructure, data analytics and scalable machine learning. His paper, “Faster, Higher, Stronger: Redesigning Spreadsheets for Scale (Demo),” won the Best Demo Award at the International Conference on Data Engineering (given to only two out of 24 papers). He has published seven papers in multiple international conferences, including International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) and Association for Computing Machinery 's Special Interest Group on Management of Datas (SIGMOD).