VMware, Inc. has appointed Paul Simos as Vice-President and Managing Director for Southeast Asia and Korea and Sachin Shridhar as Leader for Strategic Pursuits Practice in the Asia Pacific and Japan.
As more businesses in the region are rapidly adapting to new ways of working and embracing a multi-cloud strategy to supercharge their cloud journeys, it remains essential for businesses to leverage new technologies and solutions to deliver superior services and experiences at speed and at scale for both customers and employees.
Paul leads VMware’s efforts in Southeast Asia and Korea, developing and driving trusted partnerships with customers and partners to strategically advise and deliver enhanced solutions aligned to their strategic priorities. With cloud adoption accelerating and Software-as-a-Service growing rapidly across Asia Pacific and Japan, he will also play a pivotal role to further the company’s growth in areas such as hybrid and multi-cloud adoption, app modernization, security, networking and digital workspace platforms.
(L-R Sachin Shridhar, Leader for Strategic Pursuits Practice in the Asia Pacific and Japan, Paul Simos, Vice-President and Managing Director for Southeast Asia and Korea)
“I am excited and honored to take up this new role at a time of rapid growth and rising demands for digital transformation, hybrid, multi-cloud modern applications across APJ. The increased uptake in hybrid and multi-cloud adoption is helping unlock opportunities to drive innovation and agility while advancing key strategic business enhancement initiatives in the region. Digital transformation by modernising applications and harnessing the power of multi-cloud has become an imperative for businesses to capture long-term growth and develop resiliency in today’s digital economy. I’m looking forward to working closely with our valued customers and partners in empowering businesses in the region to leverage cutting-edge solutions to supercharge their next phase of growth,” said Sachin Shridhar.
Speaking on their appointments, Duncan Hewett, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Asia Pacific and Japan, VMware said, “Both Paul and Sachin are established industry leaders, with deep expertise in enterprise technology and have successfully driven customer and partner engagement in the region. They have also made VMware a strategic advisor to our valued customers as we continue to enhance their technology roadmaps in today’s digital economy. I am delighted to have them both as we continue to bolster our customers’ and partners’ digital transformation journeys with next-gen cloud, digital workspace, security and modern application solutions.”