Ganesh Padmanabhan

Ganesh Padmanabhan, emerging leader, is a maximizer - a technologist first; storyteller at heart, and a hustler who loves to make things happen. Ganesh is passionate about bringing new and disruptive technologies to market. This led him to a career focused on emerging technologies and industries, to drive growth through corporate strategy, product and business development, marketing and sales. 

Currently, Ganesh is helping make AI radically simple and accessible at CognitiveScale. He has been very fortunate to be a part of many firsts in his career – launching the first Cloud software suite at Dell, building Dell’s first Converged/Hyper Converged infrastructure portfolio and business in a rapidly changing industry, leading a winning team of disruptors to be the industry’s best field force to drive 5X growth in an enterprise solutions business in Big Data/Analytics, HPC and Cloud, to name a few. 

He's been the engineer, software developer, product manager, marketer, sales leader, support guy, general manager, turns the lights-off guy, and anything it took to deliver mind-altering customer experiences. Ganesh holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from McComb’s School of Business, UT-Austin.