Where Innovation Meets Empathy and Experience
Cloud4C has turned into the world’s largest automation-driven application-focused cloud managed service provider. The transformative vision of our entrepreneur Sridhar Pinnapureddy has helped us go beyond the ordinary and achieve world-class dominance with unique solutions for each enterprise.
Our Way Ahead
We created Cloud4C with the aim of helping enterprises grow. We plan to do this through constant digital innovation. Our commitment is not limited to an enterprise’s cloud strategy but how each decision impacts their business goals and, in turn, future.
Meet Our Team
The people who shaped Cloud4C
Sridhar is the Founder and CEO of Cloud4C, the world's leading cloud Managed Services provider serving Fortune 500 clients, and CtrlS, the world’s largest Rated 4 Datacenter with an enviable client portfolio. He is a pioneer in the information and communications industry and has spent the last two decades building innovative technology solutions in the areas of cloud computing and infrastructure, energy management and software development.
As a first-generation entrepreneur, Sridhar has founded several companies to date and has been credited with launching several industry firsts, including DR as a Service (DRaaS) and the world's 1st Community Cloud for Banks. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Pioneer Group of companies which has interests in Internet, IT services and IT Infrastructure. An entrepreneur who always looks to give back to the entrepreneurial community, Sridhar is closely involved with TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), a nonprofit organization devoted to empowering entrepreneurs in all industries and at all stages.
President and Chief Revenue Officer, Cloud4C
Debdeep Sengupta, President and Chief Revenue Officer, Cloud4C is an IT industry veteran and has a proven track record of building a ‘Winning Culture’; inspiring next generation leaders, enabling Growth & Transformation initiatives, and incubating new businesses to global scale. His vision is critical in expanding Cloud4C’s footprint beyond 26 nations and establishing the firm as a global leader in multi-cloud managed services.
An alumnus of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and London Business School, he was previously President & Managing Director for SAP India & South Asia that became the fastest growing region globally and established SAP as a preferred Digital Transformation partner for CXOs of ET 500 Companies. He has also held leadership positions in IBM and DEC (HP). A mentor for many B2B SaaS/Deep Tech start-ups, Deep believes in inclusive leadership and has been a champion to progress diversity and inclusivity within his teams. Debdeep has also been instrumental in envisaging social impact programs for digital literacy such as the ‘Code Unnati’ that has touched the lives of more than 2 million youth.
RS Prasad Rao
Director, CtrlS & Cloud4C
With a glorious career sprawling across 5 decades, starting from the second generation of computers to today's cloud technology, RS Prasad Rao played a key role in building the brand image for CtrlS. His customer centric focus and value based dealings aligned the processes in CtrlS and Cloud4C with the best international practices.
During his broad career, Rao has handled various responsibilities like CIO, COO, and Director for elite multinational corporations. Presently he is helping in the capacity of Director in charge of Compliances and as a member of the high level committee in overseeing the governance of the business operations.
Rao has widened the business horizon for CtrlS and Cloud4C by fostering partnerships through skilful negotiations both at domestic and international levels. An avid believer of Indian philosophy and Vedic literature, Rao enjoys listening to Carnatic music in his free time.
Chief Operations Officer, Cloud4C
Chanakya Levaka is one of the stalwarts behind Cloud4C’s foundations, growth amongst critical markets and regions from its early years, and now global recognition. He has been a proven leader for the company since the last decade and has successfully worn multiple hats across enterprise sales, marketing, business strategy, and alliances. A powerful voice within and for the company, his ideals have contributed to Cloud4C’s work culture and building high-performance, explosive growth teams across departments.
Overseeing end-to-end operations from customer engagement, service capabilities, to expansions, Chanakya justifiably rose through the ranks within Cloud4C from overseeing business operations in APAC in 2016 to globally all regions in 2019 before attaining the Chief Operations Officer position in 2023. He commands deep technology proficiency with a keen business vision that has helped him pioneer and build multiple Cloud4C verticals. Chanakya was instrumental in establishing the firm’s globally successful SAP, Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, Oracle), Security, and Business Transformation practices, driving Cloud4C to become the world’s largest application-focused Cloud MSP with burgeoning presence in 26 countries today.
Director & CTO, Cloud4C
Ram Sajja as the Director & CTO spearheads all transformation projects especially in the areas of SAP Operations, SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC), Automation, AIOps, DTS solutions at Cloud4C. Prior to Cloud4C, Ram was the VP of Engineering at Zyme Solutions in Austin, Texas. Ram is a SaaS business leader and is a renowned Infrastructure Maintenance and Software Engineering specialist with more than two decades of experience in the USA.
Ram’s experience spans across multiple industries and technologies such as AI/ML, SaaS, Cloud Computing, Big Data and Technology Operations (SRE/DevOps). He pioneered and developed commercial software for Automated Technology Management of Data Centers in a SaaS model and has successfully implemented this model in Telecom, Banking, Healthcare and Retail verticals.
He recently received MINT | TECHCiRCLE BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AWARDS 2021 for the category- COMPETITIVE EDGE in Process Innovation.
With a Master’s Degree in Engineering from Virginia Tech University, Ram has held senior positions in Morgan Stanley, Verisign, Mohawk, metroPCS, IBM Global Services, JP Morgan Chase Bank and Alcatel Network Systems before joining Cloud4C.
Chief Compliance Officer & Group General Counsel, Cloud4C and CtrlS
As the Chief Compliance Officer & Group General Counsel at Cloud4C, Esha Chakravarty is also responsible for looking after the legal matters of the affiliates and group companies of Cloud4C including CtrlS. She is a common law jurisdiction qualified lawyer with over 14 years of post-qualification experience in compliance risk management, corporate legal and litigation domain.
Prior to this, Esha has worked in several leading corporates & MNCs like Nuvoco Vistas Corporation Limited, Datamatics Business Solutions Limited, UPL Limited and Aegis Limited. Her law firm experience includes stints in top tier international law firms like Majmudar & Partner and DPA.
Aside to General Corporate advisory, Esha has extensive experience in compliance risk management, implementation of code of ethics and business conduct policies, advising on various issues relating to foreign corrupt practices, anti-corruption law compliant policies like anti-kickback and anti-fraud policy, gift policy, whistle blower policy, conflict of interest policy, cash disbursement policy and FCPA policies. She has also advised on issues arising under the European data protection laws, including GDPR, the UK data protection law so as to ensure that the systems and processes are in compliance with the data protection law regime. Esha has conducted FCPA due-diligences and audits of vendors, customers, distributors, sales agents and has also managed various mergers and acquisitions, litigation, real estate, IPR, employee and franchise related matters.
CEO - Cloud4C Digital Services
Madhav MSR leads the digital services of Cloud4C, architecting risk-proofed digital transformations for enterprises with large-scale, complex landscapes across the globe. A veteran of three decades in implementing technology and innovation to drive businesses, he can wear multiple hats and lead cross-departmental factions toward a common organizational goal
Madhav MSR had been renowned as the CIO of LuLu Group International before embarking on his journey with Cloud4C. His notable achievements with us have been to drive complicated SAP HANA transformations and business evolutions at a consistent SLA of 99.9% to 100%. One of the key faces behind Cloud4C’s exponentially growing global SAP business, he has chauffeured multi-million dollar transformations across supply chain planning, customer engagement, ITOps, and more. His proven expertise in omni-channel retail and business operations along with enterprise data protection, governance frameworks has allowed Cloud4C to strengthen its presence in MENA and other regions. Madhav MSR has also served as a member of the SAP User Advisory Council for retail and wholesale industries in Germany for over 10 years.
Vice President, Human Resources, Cloud4C and CtrlS
Prachitha Kuchukulla has been the bedrock behind people growth and management at Cloud4C & CtrlS since 2008, heading the global HR department. Under her leadership, the group is now over 2000 people strong, boasting some of the biggest names in the industry across the world.
Prachitha's vision has been instrumental in fostering sound governance across cross-functional departments in 26+ nations, instilling a sense of good culture and togetherness irrespective of boundary, gender, language, and other differences. She has also led efforts in amplifying the Cloud4C brand through company-wide societal wellness and recognition activities. No doubt, Cloud4C has been bestowed thrice with the Great Place to Work recognition for her and her teams' diligent efforts.
President - India Sales
Arindam Mukherjee is the President of Sales for Cloud4C India region. A technology veteran for over two decades, he has been one of the drivers behind software-based cloud adoption in the country and leads Cloud4C's business operations across multiple key industries and all solution verticals. From transformation blueprinting to final implementation and customer success delivery, Arindam's end-to-end expertise and deep intuit of the Indian cloud business market is invaluable to Cloud4C's vision for the nation, opening up greenfield doorways in a fast techno-evolving nation.
Arindam joined Cloud4C from Oracle where he was the Senior Director of Cloud Infrastructure Business, having built a high growth culture and scaled critical genres to tremendous business success. Prior to that, he led a series of successful stints across industry leaders like Cisco, Microsoft, Sify where he amplified the cloud and technology infrastructure businesses across banking, industry, and O&G sectors.
Bernard Pierre L'Allier
President - Sales
Bernard Pierre L’Allier leads Cloud4C’s business functions for Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Indonesia, and Vietnam regions. A distinguished technology business leader with over two decades of experience in leading technology and cloud-driven service businesses, he has been a diligent architect behind some of the most renowned organizations in the space, in the APAC region.
Most recently, prior to joining Cloud4C, Bernard served as the Managing Director for Rackspace in South East Asia and India. He scaled the team from 5 people in Singapore to 200 individuals across Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and India, supporting large-scale enterprises in their cloud and digital transformation journeys.
Bernard combines his intricate cloud and technology acumen with a keen interest in supporting the rapid growth and transformation ambitions of APAC businesses. The region is a hotspot for digital innovations and evolutions and Bernard’s strategic initiatives would amplify Cloud4C’s positioning as a multi-cloud transformation leader in APAC.
Edler R. Panlilio
Chief Executive Officer, Cloud4C Philippines
Edler Panlilio has joined Cloud4C as President and Chief Executive Officer of its Philippines entity. He is a 24 + year veteran in the IT industry, having taken positions in almost every part of the Information technology spectrum, bringing a consultative mind in conversations with clients.
In his past role as the Managing Director for SAP Philippines, Edler was an integral part of SAP's Senior Executive Team in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining SAP in 2013, he held various leadership and sales Management roles in global multinationals – namely Oracle, Symantec Sun Microsystems an Logica. As the CEO of Cloud4C Philippines, Edler Panlilio will use his vast experience to help clients navigate their transformation journeys, while helping Cloud4C enter the next phase of its growth journey.
Regional Director, Cloud4C MEA
Senior Vice President - Sales
Rocco Monteleone is an IT veteran, spearheading successful transformation stories across multiple verticals for 3 decades. He is seen as an empathetic leader and coach, having built long-term relationships with industry leaders and teammates with keen business expertise within the SME and mid-markets. As the Senior Vice President of Sales, Rocco oversees Cloud4C's Canadian business operations and is credited for mastering the art of building new teams and helping firms expand to new regions.
An electrical engineer by academia with unquestionable sales acumen, Rocco had built his reputation working with global datacenter giants based in North America. He's widely viewed as a marketing and business expert in the fields of cloud, cybersecurity, infrastructure, IT modernizations, and digital transformation. Rocco's vision lies in delivering truly frictionless end-to-end client journeys acting as a close partner rather than being a provider.
Senior Vice President, ANZ and Japan
A leader known for his discipline and dedication, Satish’s professional mantra has been to “Communicate and then communicate again.” Before joining Cloud4C, Satish has led critical IT projects for the Indian Army, Shell, Exxon Mobil and BP across 13 countries in EU and ANZ. He is the mastermind who is ceaselessly working towards stepping up the brand value of Cloud4C in the shortest possible time while giving the leading tech giants tough competition across Australia and New Zealand regions.
Besides being a leader of strict ethics and integrity, Satish is also a nature enthusiast who derives energy by tending plants, scaling the mountains and capturing the world through his lens. When not solving critical business matters, you can find him engrossed in books or paratrooping.
Senior Vice President - Cloud Solutions and Services, Cloud4C ASEAN
Hitesh Bhardwaj is a technology strategist with more than 19 years of experience in various roles across Singapore, India and China. He has embarked on an array of technical leadership deliverables for large multinationals in Southeast Asia, Europe, China and India, working for or alongside some of the world’s leading technology organizations, including Cloud4C, Rackspace, SoftwareONE, Accenture-Avanade and HCL technologies.
His career has spanned across strategic IT consulting, Solutions Architect, Cloud Architect, Professional Services, Solution Sales, IT & delivery management and Information Security. Hitesh is a certified enterprise architect with a master’s degree in information technology and a strong passion (and knowledge) for enterprise technology transformations.
Senior Vice President, Cloud4C
An automation technology evangelist who strives to create high value efficiency for organizations, Kamalakar Gunupati is a certified SAP specialist and Cloud Architect with over 2 decades of hands-on IT experience. He currently holds the position of Senior Vice President at Cloud4C and believes in building different centres of excellence to support the business.
Considered to be a technological thought leader in the Cloud space, he has a knack for staying highly composed and focused on the objectives to be achieved. He does not succumb under pressure and is an expert at leading teams. He loves taking on technically challenging work and stepping outside his comfort zone to push the limits of innovation.
Kotilingeshwar Rao Vudhari
Senior Vice President, Cloud4C
With a rich repertoire in establishing and managing global IT, SaaS, DevOps & Security/Compliance ventures and an admirable leadership graph spanning two decades across enterprises such as AT&T, SingTel, BT, C&W and MCI-WorldCom, Kotilingeshwar Rao is the visionary Sr. Vice President pioneering strategic transformation in cloud service delivery.
As a seasoned cloud leader, Kotilingeshwar believes in visualizing the larger picture but at the same time is not weary of rolling down his sleeves with the finesse of the execution. When not contributing towards the ever-evolving technology industry, he devotes his time towards channelizing the human potential in building strong communities.
Senior Vice President – Cloud Practice, Cloud4C
Meet the think-tank behind our futuristic services and frameworks that have been helping enterprises become agile, secure and scalable for years. Ravi also steers the wheel of modernization by developing hybrid cloud adoption and transformation framework.
With more than two decades of experience in IT Infrastructure development, modernization and Managed Services, Ravi has held a variety of leadership roles. Prior to his current role, he served as Vice President of Technology at CtrlS. He has also played a key role in setting up nation-wide networks for leading ISPs in India and SaaS services for US federal agencies.
Ravi earned a Master's degree in Information Systems Management from National Institute of Information Technology. A travel-enthusiast by heart, Ravi spends his free time reading about history and science.
Head, GTM and Partner strategy for SAP Private Cloud for SAP Asia, Cloud4C
Aseem heads the SAP Global Sales and GTM practice for Cloud4C. He focuses on driving SAP services revenue growth, establishing strategic relationships with customers and partners along with building high performance teams. His key focus areas are sales, go-to-market and customer adoption.
Aseem has been an evangelist and member of the core group of SAP Global Cloud Leadership team that was established in 2008. He is a firm believer in the GROW model - ""get clarity on the goal; stay close to the reality, generate options and agree on the way forward. In this role, he has overseen 40% YoY growth for 5 consecutive years.
B.Tech graduate from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Aseem, is a club-level gold medallist in running, likes to spend his free-time running a few laps. He also owns an NGO – The Utopian Dream.
Vice President - Global ISV and BFSI, Cloud4C & CtrlS
Muneeb, with more than 15 years of experience in Datacenter, Cloud and Managed Services Industry, is a passionate leader in charge of developing and driving new opportunities, mapping digital transformation journeys and leading the banking vertical industry cloud initiatives at Cloud4C. Muneeb is currently working on empowering banks in their digital transformation journey in close association with Global Banking Service providers by forging strategic alliances across the globe right from Americas to APJ region to help enhance business growth for the BFSI vertical.
Muneeb has been with the Cloud4C since inception from 2007 and plays a key part in initiatives around cloud and Bank-in-a-box. He is often invited as a guest speaker and Banking expert panelist in various industry forums. When not solving business puzzles, you can see him trekking in forests or rejuvenating in nature. Muneeb holds a Post Graduate Degree in Management.
Ravi Shankar K
Vice President, Global Head - Marketing, Cloud4C
Ravi is the Global Head of Marketing for Cloud4C. In his role, he is responsible for the PR, brand communication and improving the brand’s demand generation.
In a career spanning over 2 decades, Ravi has cut his teeth with technology leaders like Microsoft, HP, Lenovo, IBM and Adobe, helping drive brand engagement and demand programs across products, sectors and segments. In his previous role, Ravi has set up and led B2B marketing practices for one of the leading global agency networks in SouthEast Asia.
Post-work he likes to spend time reading, listening to music and adding to his cooking skills.
Vice President, Cloud4C
Pankaj Badaya leads the global pre-sales activities at Cloud4C, aligning with technology, infrastructure, marketing teams to blueprint new product use cases and drive cloud services revenue from the first touchpoint. He has been instrumental in unlocking business opportunities across multiple critical industry verticals, leading experience delivery and customer success end-to-end.
Pankaj moved in to Cloud4C from CtrlS Datacenters Ltd where he was the Associate Vice President of Pre-sales, SAP practice and garnered recognition for creating a strong market positioning and nurturing a high growth-focused business team. Prior to CtrlS, he led infrastructure teams and solutions architecture delivery at global giants like IBM.
RNV Satyanarayana Chowdhury
Vice President - Finance and Accounts
R.N.V. Satyanarayana Chowdary is a highly astute financial professional with over 18+ years of experience in auditing, financial accounting, taxation, budgeting, and more. Throughout his career, Satyanarayana has demonstrated exceptional business acumen in formulating accounting systems, monitoring accounting records and financial statements, and identifying areas of strength and weakness in auditing and financial functions. His proficiency in driving controllership of taxation areas and managing systems effectively has improved efficiency, increased cost savings, productivity, and bottom line for the organizations he has worked with.
Satyanarayana has held several key roles in his career, including VP Accounts and Taxation at M/S Spandana Spoorthy Financial Limited in Hyderabad, AVP Finance at QuisLex Legal Services Private Limited in Hyderabad, and Manager - Finance and Accounts at Reliance Industries Limited. Known as a strong leader, he has directed financial analysis, internal and regulatory reporting, accounting operations, budgeting, and forecasting, leading to long-term improvements in cost savings, profitability, and productivity.
Country Manager - Vietnam, Cloud4C
Chaitanya is an accomplished business leader with over 20 years of strategic research and consulting experience. He has pervasive experience in sales, marketing, strategy, customer experience management, business transformation and change management. With a customer-first focus and a firm belief in building agile & sustainable businesses, Chaitanya is on a mission to establish Cloud4C as the trusted cloud evolution partner providing end-to-end cloud managed services for businesses in Vietnam.
Before joining Cloud4C, Chaitanya was with Kantar, Bain Capital – WPP group company for about 12 years in India and Vietnam. Since 2012 he has been based in Hanoi, Vietnam and transitioned into different roles within Kantar including a regional role focused on Public Affairs business development across the Mekong region.
On the pro-bono side, Chaitanya is a member of the Advisory Council of United Nations International School (UNIS) in Hanoi, Vietnam. The high-profile advisory council includes leaders from the Vietnamese Government, businesses and ambassadors from various countries.
Wong Siew Foong
AVP Channels and Alliances, Cloud4C ASEAN
Prior to her current role, Siew Foong served as the SEA Regional Channels and Alliances Manager at Quest Software, and held a managerial position at Microsoft for 10 years.
Siew Foong earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from La Trobe University.
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