Vinod PanikerChief Platform Officer at Paceline
Paceline is a seed-funded startup focusing on changing the nature of preventive health in society at scale. Vinod is building the next generation financial services platform that rewards people for healthy behavior.
Before joining Paceline, Vinod was the Head of Product Management, Marketing Platforms at Prudential Financial, a Fortune 50 company. In this key role, he focuses on leveraging technology, AI, and ML to help build the next generation digital marketing capabilities for Prudential. Vinod also headed Prudential’s Silicon Valley campus. With over 25 years of professional experience, Vinod is skilled in product management, product development, software engineering, and management leadership in the FinTech and Financial Services domain.
Before joining Prudential, Vinod was co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Söoryen Technologies (Currently known as Encora), where he championed the delivery of FinTech products and services to a wide variety of companies, including start-ups and major industry players like MyVest and Cetera. Before Söoryen, Vinod was Vice President of Engineering at Pricelock, focusing on building a revolutionary platform in the energy segment. He also spent over a decade at E*TRADE, where he held various positions of increasing
responsibility, most notably leading E*TRADE’s Retail brokerage projects as Director of Software Engineering. Vinod holds a BS in
Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India.