VMware, the innovator in enterprise software, announced the appointment of Ramkumar Narayanan as the vice president and managing site director, India. In his new role, Ramkumar will be heading VMware’s R&D Center in India.
Speaking on Ram’s appointment Niranjan Maka, vice president (Global Sites R&D and IoT Engineering) said, “We are delighted to have Ram onboard the VMware team. He is an experienced engineering and business leader in data-driven digital product innovation spanning global enterprise and consumer industries. His extensive experience in product development, product management and product marketing will bring tremendous value to our R&D efforts. As an engineering industry veteran with experience as technology advisor to large and small enterprises he will play a crucial role in driving VMware India’s innovation and growth in the years to come.”
Based out of Bangalore, Ramkumar Narayanan is a global leader focusing on data driven, digital product innovation spanning consumer and enterprise markets. Before joining VMware, he was the General Manager of eBay Product Development Center, India and Global Head of Monetization Products, responsible for generating the revenues for eBay. Prior to joining eBay, Ramkumar Narayanan was the Vice President of Global Product Management in Yahoo where he was accountable for leading Product Management, Product Marketing and User Experience Design globally covering Search, Commerce, Advertising, Small Business and Emerging Markets
“I am excited to be a part of VMware India. Not only is the VMware India site one of the largest in the world, it is also home to some of the best and brightest technology minds. The Indian market offers unmatched scale and VMware India is well positioned to further consolidate its position as innovation leader in this market. There is also immense opportunity offered by the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Digital Transformation in the Enterprise. I am looking forward to working closely with the innovators at VMware R&D and contributing to the success of the company,” said Ramkumar.