EMC appoints Kamalakar as CSO for govt business

By SiliconIndia  |   Tuesday, 30 November 2010, 08:02 Hrs
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Bangalore: EMC has appointed Kamlakar Kaul as Chief Strategy Officer for government business. With over 25 years of experience, Kamlakar has extensive knowledge of the Government and Public sectors. In this role, he will drive the strategy to expand the Government vertical business for EMC in India & South Asian Association for Regional Corporation (SAARC).

"The importance of information infrastructure technologies in e-governance projects and citizen initiatives in India is increasing and is set to gain more prominence with the advent of cloud computing. EMC is sharpening its focus on the Government sector in India, and we are pleased to have the caliber of Kamlakar. His deep understanding of the intricacies of this sector gives EMC an edge, and his ability to successfully deliver on critical Government projects will bolster the high confidence our customers have in EMC", said Manoj Chugh, President, EMC India & SAARC.

Prior to joining EMC, Kamlakar worked with Hewlett-Packard for over three years as the Country Manager for Strategic Government Initiative where he contributed significantly to enhance the market share position of HP's Personal Systems in the Government sector and contributed to HP's rise to a market leader position.

Before HP, Kamlakar spent six years with the HCL where he started the SI division at HCL Infosystems. At HCL Technologies, he was responsible for India sales to the public sector and delivery for India and Asia Pacific. Prior to this, Kamlakar was with National Informatics Centre (NIC) for 19 years, out of which he spent around five years as the founding Managing Director of National Informatics Centre Services (NICSI). He also led IT infrastructure projects at NIC and worked with World Bank and UNESCO on various assignments.

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