Forcepoint, announced strategic investments to the company’s Global Partner Program
09 December 2021
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Global and regional dynamics and trends across the IT channel
Latest technologies and products for channel solution stack and value adds in cloud, infrastructure, storage, security, big data, analytics.
Co-Founder & Principal Enabler at Enabler ONE
A Go-to-Market and Channel enabler, Nehul Goradia has worked with organizations such as Oracle, Lionbridge Technologies, Zycus, Optimus Distribution and many others, gaining over 20+ years of experience in penetrating markets, building channels, establishing alliances and launching new products for various technology organizations across EMEA & APAC.
As the Co-Founder of Enabler ONE, a unique Go-to-Market & Route-to-Market Advisory Firm, Nehul now helps technology organizations of all sizes, from global majors to start-ups, to realize better ROI from their market penetration strategies. He has been recognized as one of the Channel Champions in Middle East by ITP’s Channel Middle East in 2015.
Group Managing Director at Experts Computer
Dr. Shailendra Rughwani is the founder and chairman of the Expert group of companies. With over 25 years in the IT distribution, he is one of the pioneers in the IT channel, and he also the distinction of being the founder and immediate Past President of Dubai Computer Group (DCG), which is part of Dubai Chamber and a Dubai Government Initiative. As a president for 11 years, Shailendra steered the DCG led the IT channel from the front and enriched the channel with several initiatives including exempting the customs duty on computer products imported in Dubai.
He has been been recognised and acknowledged at several podiums and independent media for his contribution to the industry, and has been the recipient of the Entrepreneur of the year award for the year 2019 by ICT magazine.
Regional Manager Channel and Distribution, Veeam
Result-driven senior manager with excellent track record exceeding sales targets and growing market shares, offering more than 17 years of experience in the sales and channel fields with global organizations.
Vice President – Business Strategy for AmiViz
Shahnawaz has 24 years of rich IT Industry experience having extensively worked in the areas of Cybersecurity, Datacenter Solutions, Structured Cabling, Messaging & Print solutions. He was the first Digital KVM certified Sales expert in the region and was instrumental in consulting KVM technology to Banking sector in KSA. In his previous role where he spent 16 years at DELL Sonicwall, he developed the distribution and channel landscape and built the business from ground-zero up and scaled the revenue and the regional team to grow Year-on-Year under his leadership.
Having 20 Years of field experience in META region, he strives to present the unique digital transformation value of AmiViz Platform to his vendors, Channel and End-customers and brings a valuable knowledge of regional markets, technologies and leadership experience into the role of VP – Business Strategy at AmiViz.
Account Manager SMB, TP-LInk MEA
To keep pace with the dynamic aspects of IT for achieving the maximum height in career and to blend the gained knowledge and experience so as to deliver my best for the organization. 11+years of Experience in the field of IT Solutions, Sales, Technical Project Management, IT Distribution & Channel Management. To build a career that offer challenge and growth with opportunities to enrich my knowledge and skills while
Director, Partner Organization - Middle East, Turkey and North Africa METNA, Vmware
Building a talented team to deliver business outcomes for clients through services and VMware technology
CEO, Almoayyed Computers Middle East
S.M. Hussaini is a well-recognized leader in the regional IT channel. He has been heading one of the reputed IT companies in the region ACME (Almoayyed Computers Middle East) for the last two decades. As CEO of ACME, he has successfully lead the company thru multiple transformations from making it a highly successful System Integrator in the region to a Cloud leader in the Middle East. Under his leadership the company consistently achieved recognitions and laurels at the Middle East level – System Integrator of The Year, Cloud Reseller of The Year, Cloud Transformation Partner of The Year etc. being the recent ones.
Hussaini himself has been a recipient of multiple recognitions – CEO of the Year (for Driving Leadership in Digital Transformation), One of The Most Influential Channel Executives in the Region etc. He is currently a Board Member of Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH) and Technology Committee Member of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Associate Director, Howden Specialty
Syama began her career in trade credit in 2002 in the UK with Euler Hermes.
She then joined Euler Hermes Global team working on complex financial transactions with leading global corporates. Syama moved internally to the GCC where she held the position of Head of Account Management for the GCC.
Syama joined Howden Group in 2016 where the focus was to deliver to clients solutions which are tailored with a focus on the clients business to allow them the best in class protection, and business continuity
Syama has vast experience in the IT industry, working with insurance and throughout her career has worked with global vendors, distributors and local resellers across the region and globally. She is well versed with both traditional distribution of hardware and software, and the more complex cloud and enterprise transactions.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer for AHAD
Muneeb has over 16+ years of vast experience working across MENA region; he is regarded as a highly efficient planner & strategic thinker with a keen eye for finding simpler, quicker and more efficient way of doing things. With ability to recognize potential opportunities to facilitate effective growth he is known to be a proven performer, who moves from vision and strategy to implementation and follow-through. While being a Sales veteran, Muneeb has a very good technical know-how of the cybersecurity and digital transformation space.
Education & Healthcare Regional Lead for MEA at Google Cloud
An inspirational leader with 18 years of experience in the Middle East and Africa region driving business within technology multinationals and leading regional teams to consistently deliver profitable growth.
A proven sales and marketing executive with an analytical mindset combined with expertise in emerging solutions and channel management. An award-winning presenter consistently praised by the audience for engaging storytelling combined with a deep understanding of technological trends.
Passionate about customer and partner transformation, team development, diversity building, continuous learning, and international travel.
Editor, GEC Media
Arun Shankar is a well experienced technology journalist and editor in the region. He is the Editor of Enterprise Channels MEA and Business Transformation brands published by GEC Media Group. As part of GEC Media Group, he continues to moderate webinars, round table discussions, and panel discussions.
Overall, Arun has been a high-level content writer and content provider, covering business, technology and financial industries. He has experience of managing online business based on high value content, social media engagement, integrated reader experience through text, images, videos. He is well experienced in content workflow models, online sales strategies, online business development, online pricing, online marketing outreach.
He has a wide base-line of working in the print publishing and print journalism business and has worked in multiple African, GCC countries, and India. He has experience in marketing communication, media relations, public relations, event management, point of sales. He is a graduate in physical sciences with post graduate diploma in advertising, and management of technology.
Arun has over twenty-five years of work experience, across multiple Middle East, Africa, and India in the area of digital content, journalism, business analysis, marketing communication, public relations, sales, account management, supplier management.
Forcepoint, announced strategic investments to the company’s Global Partner Program