About Prodigal

A unified team.
A singular purpose.

We envision a world where all lending, servicing, and collections companies are modernized and simplified by AI-powered communication, context, and clarity.
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Our story

The pioneer of consumer finance intelligence.

In 2018, Prodigal’s founders set out with one mission: to ease the pain and turmoil in lending and collections caused by poor communication. We call it consumer finance intelligence.
Prodigal maximizes payments for lenders and debt collectors by building dynamic strategies and motivating consumers with highly engaging, personalized treatments.
Our advanced genAI has been trained on over 400 million consumer finance conversations, delivering unmatched industry expertise so you can drive record recovery rates. Experience the power of intelligent debt resolution with Prodigal’s AI that pays.
Our executives

Meet our co-founders.

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Shantanu Gangal, CEO
Shantanu Gangal is the CEO and co-founder of Prodigal.

Building Prodigal is the culmination of Shantanu’s experience innovating at the intersection of finance and analytics. His professional background includes associate and analyst roles at Boston Consulting Group and Blackstone, and Head of Data Science and Analytics at Fundbox.

Shantanu is a computer science gold medalist from IIT Bombay and holds an MBA from Wharton.
Sangram Raje, CTO
Sangram Raje is the CTO and co-founder of Prodigal.

After earning his bachelor's degree in computer science from IIT Bombay, Sangram joined Tower Research Capital as a quantitative analyst. This work honed Sangram’s expertise in both finance and extracting valuable insights from data using machine learning and neural networks.

Sangram’s expertise in data analytics and machine learning algorithms are key drivers of Prodigal's technology edge.
Our culture

Prodigal’s 5 core values.

We take action.
We’re unafraid to make decisions that will drive us forward.
We are radically candid.
We care personally about each other and challenge each other directly to achieve long-term success.
We are curiously optimistic.
We embrace problems with intelligence. When considering ideas, we ask, “How might it work?” rather than, “Why will it fail?”
We are specific.
We back ourselves, our arguments, and our points of view with relevant data and details.
We pursue excellence.
We do whatever it takes to deliver our best and constantly strive to pursue excellence each and every day.
Work with us

What’s your superpower?

We've got great people.
We're a global team spread across three continents and multiple time zones, but we stay close. Thanks to modern technology, we’re a team, no matter where we live.
We support your career growth.
As a dynamic start-up we encourage all our team members to take on challenges, collaborate across departments, and develop their skills.
We take excellent care of you.
In addition to a salary that matches your experience, you’ll get healthcare coverage, unlimited vacation, and more. We’ll also set you up with the equipment you need to get your job done.
We're here to learn.
We partner with leading brands across the consumer finance industry, which means you get to experience and interact with a vast spectrum of people and ideas every day.

Are you an engineer? Follow our blog.

Our engineering team shares the latest tech news and insights on our data science and machine learning projects. And we’re always on the lookout for emerging talent.
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