We’re thrilled to announce the next keynote speaker for Jaipur Dev Fest 2017 – Shekhar Bhagat. He’s the Senior Manager for ISV Sales, APAC at Salesforce. If you work for a Salesforce ISV partner in India/ APAC, there’s a good chance that he’s a familiar name and you might’ve had the good fortune of interacting with him as well. If not, #JDF17 is a great opportunity to come and hear Shekhar speak more about the ISV/ AppExchange business in Asia (and specifically India)!
Shekhar lead’s and manages the ISV/ AppExchange Business for Asia Pacific at Salesforce and focuses on helping software companies leverage the Salesforce Platform to develop and market niche solutions.
Shekhar has been with Salesforce for close to 4 years now and has grown this business exponentially in the region, several start-ups who partnered with Salesforce have grown and have a global footprint. Per him, his is the most interesting job at Salesforce because every day, there are new product ideas that bright entrepreneurs share with him and partner with Salesforce to be the next big name in the industry.
Shekhar has 16+ years of industry experience, majority which has been in the indirect sales function where he has developed rich partner eco-systems and contributed to his employer’s success. Shekhar has lead global sales teams and has a strong executive network.
Previous stints include, IBM- where he was designated as Cloud Computing Sales Leader, India and South Asia and developed the partner eco-system in the region to help IBM grow in the IaaS and SaaS space; Prior to IBM he was employed with Oracle as a Senior Sales Manager, WorldWide Alliances & Channels- his team helped partners adopt the Oracle technology stack and sell niche solutions.
Shekhar holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from IBS, Hyderabad and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Bangalore University.
We look forward to his talk at JDF17!