April 30 – May 3: Educational Program | May 1 - 3: Exhibits

Akshay Bandiwdekar

Product Manager
Swift Navigation


With multiple years of product management experience, five successful product launches and a history of innovative technological solutions, Akshay Bandiwdekar has established himself as a leading expert in the field of precise GPS Navigation and RTK technology. In his current position leading the Product Management team at Swift Navigation, Akshay is responsible for the development of Swift’s high-precision GPS receiver products and plays an active role in product strategy. Products in this line include centimeter accurate GPS receivers, that use real-time kinematic (RTK) positioning technology, for a variety of applications such as Self-Driving Cars, Autonomous Driving Factory Equipment, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Precision Agriculture, Robotics, Surveying, and more. Prior to Swift, Akshay served as Product-line Manager with the Integrated Technologies OEM group at Trimble and also held roles in Technical Marketing and Sales Engineering. While at Trimble, Akshay was instrumental in the successful implementation of precise GPS technology products in a wide range of applications for customers across a variety of industries, ranging from Aviation (Avionics), Robotics, Defense, Mining and Agriculture. Akshay earned a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering & Satellite Navigation Technology from the University of Colorado – Boulder and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Pune.


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