Ganesh Padmanabhan is Vice President of Market Development at CognitiveScale, responsible for revenue growth through Marketing, Business Development and Strategic partnerships. He is passionate about bringing new and disruptive technologies to market, and has focused on emerging industries and global markets from startups to Fortune 50 companies, to drive growth through corporate strategy, product and business development, marketing and sales. Ganesh was previously GM of Converged Solutions at Dell and an Entrepreneur in Residence at Capital Factory, Austin. In a career with tech powerhouses like Dell and Intel, he was instrumental in delivering many firsts, including launching the first Cloud software product, to build one of industry’s first Converged/Hyper Converged infrastructure portfolio and driving a 5x growth in a global business in 3 years. Ganesh holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from McComb’s School of Business, UT-Austin.