BIO: Vishal Ghariwala is the Senior Director and Chief Technology Officer for SUSE for the APJ and Greater China regions. In this capacity, he engages with customer and partner executives across the region. In addition, he is responsible for growing SUSE’s mindshare by being the executive technical voice to the market, press, and analysts. Vishal also has a global charter with the SUSE Office of the CTO to assess relevant industry, market and technology trends to identify growth, partnering and M&A opportunities.
Prior to joining SUSE, Vishal was the Director for Cloud Native Applications at Red Hat where he led a team of senior technologists to drive the growth and adoption of the Red Hat OpenShift, API Management, Integration and Business Automation portfolios across the Asia Pacific region.
Vishal has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.