Samarth Kholkar, Leads Cloud Ecosystem Sales for IBM India/South Asia. He is responsible for leading development and execution of the region's Cloud Ecosystem organization. Cloud is a key strategic initiative for IBM globally.
Samarth is involved in Planning & Developing Joint Go to Market for Tech StartUps, ISVs & Born on the Web organizations with Key focus on fast growth industries like Media, E-commerce & IT/ITES Companies.
Samarth has a total experience of over 10 years in Sales & Marketing. At IBM, he has led multiple transformational deals from business development stage to closure in new technologies like Analytics, Mobility & Cloud. He has worked extensively in the Indian SMB space and driven multiple initiatives for IBM within the same.
He started his career as an Entrepreneur and continues to work very closely with the StartUp Ecosystem in India. Samarth is an Engineering graduate from University of Pune and holds an MBA in Marketing.