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Jignesh Patel

Jignesh Patel

Expert on data management, now called big data. Also, an entrepreneur.

Professor, computer sciences College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-7308 Home page Twitter: @pateljm


  • Big data management and analytics: invent and build technologies to manage and exploit the full potential of the ongoing big data revolution.
  • Methods to democratize data science.
  • Data-drive mobile services: build rich, agile and interactive data-driven mobile services.


  • Co-founder and CEO of DataChat - UW spinout to democratize data analytics/science.
  • University of Wisconsin Police Department (UWPD) Chief's award, 2012
  • ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow.
  • College of Engineering Education Excellence Award, University of Michigan, 2008
  • Past startups acquired by Twitter, Pivotal and Teradata.