Ashutosh Kapoor

Bangalore, India

Ashutosh Kapoor

Bangalore, India

Marketing & Alliances professional at Wipro - By Design. A Restaureteur - By Accident. A Decent bloke - By Choice From a recent profile in a leading publication in India : Ashutosh S Kapoor - aka Ash – heads Marketing for Cisco’s Strategic Alliances for Globalization and he brings 17 years of industry experience (Sales, Alliances, Channels and Marketing) to the Globalization Office. Prior to CISCO, Ash had a 3-year stint with IBM. He was the Head of Product Management for IBM global services and was also the Head of Marketing for IBM’s UNIX business in India. Ash started his career in early 90s with Olivetti and ICL computers in sales. He then joined Wipro in India and was in various roles in sales till 1998 before proceeding for an Executive MBA at University of Georgia, USA. In 1999, Ash returned to India to Join Sun Microsystems with a mandate to set up new channels. He was with SUN Microsystems in India for 6 years starting with their start-up operations in India and held several roles from Channel Manager to Product Manager to Sales Manager. He was instrumental in setting up new alliances for SUN in India and also for launching the AMD range of servers from SUN. Ash has a BE degree from Bombay University and has earned an MBA from same university besides an Executive MBA from University of Georgia, USA. He is based in Bangalore and is married to Deepali who is a restaurateur. Ash was instrumental in creating 2 popular restaurant brands in Bangalore. Though these are run by professionals, the sheer daily learning and sense of satisfaction keeps the marketer in him going. He believes the restaurant business is the toughest business to master and needs one to be constantly on his toes. They have 5-year old twin daughters – Dishaa & Drishtee (Vision & Direction !)

  • Work
    • socialminds.in
  • Education
    • Terry MBA Program, University of Georgia
    • VESIT, Chembur, Mumbai