Ganesh is a Savvy Technologist, Master Storyteller & Chief Hustler who loves to make things happen. He is passionate about bringing new and disruptive technologies to market. His passion led him to a career-focused on emerging industries and global markets from startups to Fortune 5 companies, to drive growth through corporate strategy, product and business development, marketing and sales.
Ganesh currently leads growth (Chief Hustler) at CognitiveScale driving Sales, Marketing and Business Development globally for the growth stage startup. Previously, he was CEO of Growth Partners, a consulting firm that helps companies drive aggressive growth strategies, is an advisor for several startups in Austin, TX and an Entrepreneur in Residence at Capital Factory. He was previously the General Manager and VP of Enterprise Converged Solutions, the youngest $B business at Dell Technologies.
In a career with tech powerhouses like Dell, Intel and Adaptec, he was instrumental in delivering many big wins, including launching the first Cloud software product, turning around a struggling product line to build one of industry’s first Converged/ Hyper-Converged infrastructure portfolio and driving a 5x hyper-growth business in 3 years.
He has been the software developer, engineer, product manager, marketer, sales leader, and the customer success guy and anything that takes to deliver mind-altering experiences for customers. Ganesh holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Calicut, India and an MBA from McComb’s School of Business, UT-Austin.
He lives in Austin, TX with his wife and 3-year-old son and advises early stage companies on business strategy, marketing, go to market and enterprise sales.