Vishal Ghariwala

CTO, APJ and Greater China at SUSE Software

Vishal Ghariwala is the Chief Technology Officer for SUSE for the APJ and Greater China regions. In this capacity, he provides executive-level engagement support across APJ & Greater China with key customers and partners, as well as growing SUSE’s mindshare in the industry by being the executive technical voice to the market, press, and analysts. In addition, he also supports the global Office of the CTO to assess relevant industry, market, and technology trends and identify opportunities aligned with the company’s strategy.

Prior to joining SUSE, Vishal was the Director for Cloud Native Applications at Red Hat where he led a
team of senior technologists responsible for driving the growth and adoption of the Red Hat OpenShift and Middleware 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.