Neil Patel


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Name: Neil Patel
Organization: Awaaz.De
Title: CEO
Neil Patel holds a Ph.D in Computer Science from Stanford University, where he researched the design and usage of voice-based social media in rural India. His thesis was on Avaaj Otalo, a service for small-scale farmers to access and share agricultural information over the phone. This work led to Awaaz.De, which develops and hosts voice-based information services for organizations in India and beyond. Neil has B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Business Administration from UC Berkeley. He commutes between his homes in California and Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

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May 09, 2012 / 2 Comments / in Information & communication technology

Awaaz.De provides organizations and groups mobile applications to connect and communicate with people through voice-based information services. Think of it as a platform for voice-based Twitter, GroupMe, and Wordpress.

Communities interact with each other through automated voice interfaces to browse and create audio content. Awaaz.De provides community managers web-enabled tools to upload, organize, analyze, moderate, route, and broadcast the content.