Cloudera has appointed Vinod Ganesan as its Country Manager for India operations.
Vinod will be responsible for Cloudera’s growth in the region, expansion of its customer base and assist organisations in enhancing the measurable benefits of big data through machine learning and analytics.
Cloudera is a modern platform for machine learning and analytics optimised for the cloud.
Vinod comes with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He has a sturdy track record of creating and leading high-performing teams to spur business growth, develop C-level strategies, establish strong partner ecosystem and drive employee engagement.
He was Head of BFSI vertical at Hitachi Data Systems, prior to joining Cloudera. He was also associated with several leading technology companies such as Sun Microsystems, Veritas Technologies, Compaq HP, and Ontrack Solution Pvt. Ltd.
“India is a critical market for us and is poised to dramatically accelerate the adoption of disruptive technologies in the coming years. With Vinod’s rich industry experience and strong business acumen, he is the ideal choice for Cloudera to lead organisations in India on their digital transformation journeys through artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced analytics. His expertise will help us to further accelerate our growth in the region,” said Mark Micallef, Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan at Cloudera.
“Cloudera has established a strong market leadership and mindshare in India and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead and drive repeatable success with Cloudera’s machine learning and advanced analytics solutions. I look forward to working with our team to help organizations in India embark on their customer-driven journey through data,” said Ganesan, speaking on his appointment.
Vinod’s appointment comes soon after Cloudera announced the appointment of Scott Aronson as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services.
Scott has over 20 years of experience across organisations namely Medallia, VMware, Pivotal Software and Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners.