Braam Malherbe

Gopal Krishna Ramachandra

International ITOM Leader, Micro Focus

Gopal leads the go to market and strategy of IT Operations Management (ITOM) product group portfolios in Micro Focus within International (EMEA and LATAM) region with focus on increasing market share on these solutions. With more than a decade of varied experience in addressing business challenges with technological solutions through effective channels, he has a strong professional bond with many customers and partners.

Prior to this role, Gopal was responsible for growing alliances business within MEMA {Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa} region and successfully grew that business by 40% in the span of 2 years. On solutions space he was pre-sales lead for Service Portfolio Management solutions for MEMA and CEE {Central and Eastern Europe} regions for two years when he started with HP Software in March 2008. From October 2006 to March 2008 he worked with CA Technologies as an Architect within Technology Services group where he was responsible for designing and architecting service management solutions in line with best practices framework of ITIL.

In addition, from 1998 till 2006 he took up versatile roles in Wipro, a leading IT Service Provider and system integrator. Gopal handled different positions from Service Management consultant to a project manager and eventually was leading service management team responsible for business on Service Management. In his stint with Wipro, he had active participation and significant contribution towards practice development and designing new initiatives for various route to markets.

Gopal holds an MBA from London Business School and Masters in Computer Applications from Bharatidasan University, India.

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