Sundar joins as the Senior Director for General Business, will be responsible for Partners and Alliances too
VMware has made key changes to its leadership team in India with the appointment of Sundar Balasubramanian as the Senior Director for General Business for VMware India.
Sundar will be responsible for Partners and Alliances, and will also lead the Commercial Sales business for VMware in India.
Sundar joins VMware from IBM where he last served as the Country Manager – Channels, SI & ISV, Systems & Technology Group. A seasoned industry veteran with over 21 years’ experience, Sundar has in the past held senior leadership roles with EMC and Microsoft.
VMware also announced the promotion of Balaji Rao to Senior Director Enterprise and Government Sales to help enterprise and government organizations transition to the mobile cloud era. Having spent over 5 years with VMware, Balaji has played a crucial role in enabling Enterprise customers to embark on their virtualization journey in India.
Sangeeta Gundala takes on a new role as the India business leader for AirWatch (that VMware acquired in January 2014) to help address the fast growing enterprise mobility opportunity in India. Sangeeta till recently held the position of Director – Commercial Sales at VMware India.
“The past year was an important year for VMware in India. It was a year of change and transformation for us as we embarked on our next phase of growth,” said Arun Parameswaran, Managing Director, VMware India. “These appointments will help strengthen the VMware leadership team in India as we look to aggressively capitalize on the enormous opportunities that Mobile-Cloud era offers us in the region,” he added.