HCL Technologies ropes in Prabhakar Appana as head of AWS Ecosystem unit


HCL Technologies said that it has appointed Prabhakar Appana as Senior Vice President and the Global Head of its AWS Ecosystem business unit to further expedite its #HCLCloudSmart journey.

Prabhakar Appana has nearly 23 years of experience in multiple leadership roles across consulting, geo sales, technology practices, and program management. He will be responsible for fueling the business growth of HCL Technologies and providing its global clients with solutions and services in transforming their businesses for the digital age.

Kalyan Kumar — HCL Technologies Chief Technology Officer and Head Ecosystems said: “As HCL continues to drive its strategy to be the digital partner of choice for global enterprises and reinforces its industry-leading portfolio of innovative cloud services, it is vital to strengthen our leadership team too.

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“Prabhakar brings rich experience in the area of cloud transformation from advisory to implementation, digital transformation, new business development, leading strategic initiatives and building teams.”

HCL Technologies ropes in Prabhakar Appana as head of AWS Ecosystem unit

HCL Technologies ropes in Prabhakar Appana as head of AWS Ecosystem unit. Photo courtesy of Mohit Agarwal/Wikipedia.org.

According to HCL Technologies, Prabhakar Appana joins the company from Accenture where he was involved in building technology business for telcos, high-tech, media, and aerospace and defence industries, and later he worked in London to drive and transform the cloud business.

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HCL Technologies said that its recently launched dedicated AWS Ecosystem business unit will enable enterprise clients in modernizing and migrating at scale, maintain cost advantages and concentrate on experimentation by combining its experience and expertise in developing adaptive cloud smart portfolios, and AWS’ depth and breadth of services and quick innovation.

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Prabhakar Appana said: “As we continue to witness rapid digitization and modernization across enterprise IT, 5G network, Industry 4.0, IoT, AI/ML and ISV ecosystem, the lines between industries are diminishing and rapid pace adoption is happening across cloud ecosystem platforms.

“It is for us to capitalize and bring fast-paced adoption to the client’s ecosystem. I’m excited to be part of this journey with HCL Technologies by bringing dedicated focus through AWS Ecosystem Business Unit to help clients in their digital and cloud transformation efforts and bolster leadership position in the cloud business.”

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