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.
Chief Information Officer, Cloud4C & CtrlS
As CIO, Anil is in charge of Cloud4C’s product innovation and business strategy spanning AIOps, Service Augmentation, Hybrid Cloud capability, Information Assurance, and user experience. An industry veteran with 30+ years of IT experience, his glorious career began by designing computer security for the country’s armed forces in 1996.
Since the inception of Cloud4C, Anil has played a key role in enhancing innovation and strategy by adopting cutting-edge technologies and a problem-solving mindset. Prior to his current position, Anil held multiple leadership roles at CtrlS since 2008. A graduate from St. Joseph College, Anil has been honored with the Eminent CIO 2020 award, Super Hero CIO 2020 award and the ‘Most Inspiring Tech Leaders 2020’ award.
Vice President - Global Sales & Marketing, Cloud4C & CtrlS
Chanakya Levaka is a proven leader in the Information Technology and Cloud Industry and has held various leadership roles in Enterprise Sales, Marketing, Strategy and Alliances. As a Vice president of Cloud4C for Global Sales and Marketing, Chanakya is responsible for leading all aspects of Customer Engagement, Service Offerings, Sales Operation and Global Expansion.
He was instrumental in building SAP and Azure practices at Cloud4C and scaling them to 26 countries generating multi-million dollars in revenue.
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.
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.
Country Manager & Vice President, Cloud4C South Korea
As Country Manager & VP, Peter has been the driving force for seizing the first substantial HEC deals from South Korea for both SAP and Cloud4C. An enthusiastic IT visionary with a wide spectrum of experiences, Peter pioneered Enterprise Cloud Portfolio Establishment for top 10 Korean Companies including LG CNS HEC & SDS HEC partnership for SAP Global.
He orchestrated the VoIP Business Model Creation which was further patented for Vodafone, Japan and EMS (Emergency Messaging Solution) Service on CDMA/GSM mobile cloud.
A passionate leader and a strong advocate for enterprise level digital transformation, Peter holds a Master’s degree of Commerce (Investment Banking), a Master’s degree in International Business and Law (MIBL) and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Business Information System from the University of Sydney.
Having worked in Australia, Japan, Dubai and USA, Peter retains strong cultural and interpersonal skills. When he’s not innovating, he’s either golfing or spending time with his wife and his sons.
Senior Director, Sales, Cloud4C LATAM
Marc is an energetic and highly engaged sales leader with international business development experience in areas such as Service Provider Hosting, Cloud, SaaS, IaaS, Software, Big Data, Analytics, and Managed Services. He is a highly driven and inquisitive leader keen on helping clients identify competitive gaps to turn them into opportunities.
He is often referred to as a ‘technology-guru’, leading thought around new methods to generate revenue streams from upstart to established companies. He is an avid learner continually looking for greater challenges to increase his contribution with an insatiable desire to be fluent with new and future disruptive ideas.
Country Manager, Cloud4C Indonesia
Audy is involved in leading Cloud4C Indonesia’s business growth – advising and serving organizations with their digital transformation along with IT managed services.
Prior to joining Cloud4C, Audy served in senior management roles in numerous IT organizations including Cloud Comrade, an ST Telemedia Company, KPMG, Oracle, Openport, Epicor, Zebra Technology with a diverse background in mid-market growth companies, enterprise, large publicly traded companies within various high-profile sectors.
His 20 years’ experience spans various technology solutions on future-proofing business operations through digital transformation and introduction of Cloud, IoT applications and software business applications in multiple industries such as Consumer, Telco and Financial Institutions.
Senior Vice President – Global Alliances & India Business Head, Cloud4C
An out of box thinker with a strategic mind-set, Vikas Bakshi comes with 24 years of vast experience in driving large & complex customer projects in Infrastructure, Cloud Services & Networking services and currently holds the position of Senior VP at Cloud4C.
As a creative & successful global business leader driving business, solutions, strategy & sales across global markets, Vikas has bagged a bunch of accolades - Best People Manager for two consecutive years in Schneider Electric, Best Innovative Minds Award in Sify. Not only this, as a Cloud Leader in Wipro, Vikas delivered 7X growth in Cloud Performance in 2 years in APAC, Middle East & India. He has also grabbed two major deals on AWS Cloud, a $450M TCV deal with Olympus and a $165M deal with NSW Transport.
Vikas has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from RV College of Engineering and has completed PGDM in Marketing from T A Pai Management Institute, Manipal. Vikas is an excellent leader with a strong acumen to solve customer problems.
Global Head, Digital Transformation Services, Cloud4C
Ram Sajja as the Global Head, Digital Transformation Services 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.
Wong Siew Foong
AVP Channels and Alliances, Cloud4C ASEAN
Siew Foong (SF) Wong is the Assistant Vice President of Channels and Alliances of the ASEAN region. In her current role, Siew Foong is responsible for building successful CSP alliances, ISV alliances and GTM partnerships in Malaysia. An industry veteran with a career in Sales and Partner Management spanning across two decades, Siew Foong provides leadership to Cloud4C’s Malaysia team. She has built the channel ecosystem for Quest ASEAN by recruiting, managing and growing the source revenue contributed by channels and alliances in the region.
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.
Regional Director, Cloud4C MEA
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.
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 - 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.
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.
SVP, Digital Transformation and Global Customer Success, Cloud4C
Srini Reddy is the Senior Vice President for Global Customer Success and Global Program Management at Cloud4C. He leads project execution in areas such as SAP, DevOps, Banking solutions. He helped extend our SAP HEC portfolio to 26 countries and launched new products like Bank in a Box, DR On Demand, Payment Gateway services, Automated SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud delivery etc.
Working closely with pre-sales, he established the culture of Zero Delivery Miss for complex programs and projects. His expertise lies in executing projects in cross-cultural environments with teams based at different locations. He has deep expertise in Datacenter Build and Datacenter Migrations/Transitions, IT Audits, Datacenter Audits, PCI-DSS Audits and ISO Audits.
Srini Reddy has held senior positions in AT&T, SAP Ariba, Nihar Info Global Ltd. before joining Cloud4C.
Country Manager - Vietnam, Cloud4C
Chaitanya is an accomplished business leader with over 17 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.
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, 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 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.
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.
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.
Board of Advisors
Strategic Advisor, Banking Practice
Strategic Advisor, Banking Practice
Sashi P. Reddi
Strategic Advisor, US Operations
Sashi Reddi is a Venture Advisor at Westbridge Capital, a $8 billion private equity fund and is based in Philadelphia. For the last ten years, Sashi has been investing at the seed stage in enterprise software and deep tech startups in the US and in India. He is the founder of SRI Capital, a seed stage venture capital fund that is typically the first institutional investor in these companies and plays an active role in helping these companies succeed in the US market.
Previously, Sashi was the founder and CEO of AppLabs, the world’s largest independent software testing company with over 2,500 QA professionals in India, the US, and the UK. AppLabs was funded by Westbridge Capital (Sequoia Capital India). CSC (now DXC) acquired AppLabs in September 2011. Post the acquisition of AppLabs by CSC, Sashi served as the VP & GM, Big Data and Analytics at CSC, reporting directly to the CEO.
A serial entrepreneur, Sashi has started three other companies prior to AppLabs. These were EZPower Systems (web content management pioneer acquired by DocuCorp, and eventually a part of Oracle), iCoop (group purchasing dotcom), and FXLabs (leading Indian game developer acquired by Foundation 9 Entertainment).
Sashi received his BTech in Computer Science from IIT Delhi, an MS in Computer Science from NYU, and later a PhD from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He recently earned a professional certificate in Genetics and Genomics from Stanford University.
Sashi is the chairman of the IIT Delhi Endowment Management Foundation as well as a founder and board member of IIT Delhi Endowment Fund. He is the founding president of TiE Philadelphia, the local chapter of the largest entrepreneur focused organization in the world. He also serves on the board of T-Hub, India’s largest incubator for start-ups. Sashi runs a charitable organization, SRI Trust, that supports the educational and overall development needs of over 1125 children in three schools in Hyderabad, India.
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