Rajiv Thakkar leads Product Marketing for vSphere within the CPBU. His experience spans product management and product marketing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) for SDDC platforms optimized for Hyper-converged (SimpliVity), Big Data, HPC and SAP HANA workloads. He also held Field Sales and Operations roles in the IoT space for Siemens and Honeywell respectively. Rajiv has spoken at multiple industry conferences including HPE Discover, Dell Technologies World, SAP Sapphire and SuperComputing Conference. He holds a Master of Marketing from Texas A&M University's Mays Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering from Mumbai University. Follow him on twitter as @RajivThakkar84.