NComputing's management team is comprised of highly-skilled individuals with deep experience and expertise. They bring to the field a combination of technical knowledge, management experience and a commitment to helping organizations grow exponentially.
Raj Dhingra is a twenty-year veteran of the technology industry with a track record of building strong, sustainable and profitable industry leadership positions in new and emerging categories. Dhingra brings entrepreneurial drive and success to his position and provides depth in general management, business development, products,, sales and marketing.
Prior to joining NComputing in April 2011, Dhingra was Vice President and General Manager at Citrix where he led the company's desktop virtualization business from zero to half a billion dollars in sales growth over a 3-year period. In addition to his leadership role in global virtualization companies, Dhingra has held executive leadership positions in public companies, including McAfee, 3Com and SonicWALL, and at startups, including IntruVert Networks (acquired by McAfee) and PortAuthority Technologies (acquired by Websense). Dhingra is recognized as an expert in virtualization and has been a speaker for industry conferences, TV and recently at TEDx.
Dhingra holds an MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business and a B.E.(Hons) from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
Gabriele Sartori brings more than 30 years of technology and hardware development experience to the position and leads the hardware platform development. He is responsible for several computer architecture and remote desktop patents, and lead the development team for the new Numo3 SoC hardware design for the N-series Thin Clients for Citrix HDX.
Prior to NComputing, Sartori held executive positions at Spansion, Luxtera and Advanced Micro Devices. At AMD, he was the driving force behind HyperTransport, the revolutionary bus used by the Opteron CPUs. Sartori also ran R&D for Desktop PC and Workstations at Olivetti, Italy.
Sartori has been awarded over 10 patents and has a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the Technical Institute of Biella, Italy.
Simon Pearce offers 20 years of experience in the software business and in-depth knowledge of desktop virtualization and international sales.
Prior to NComputing, he was with Quest Software for 14 years, initially establishing and then leading the European business with revenues of more than $200 million across EMEA. More recently, he was Vice President and General Manager for Quest's global desktop virtualization business. Pearce also has held various management positions at ParcPlace and CPG, an Australian company.
Pam Gosal is responsible for the company’s global human resource strategy, operations and programs, including talent acquisition as well as employee, team and organizational development and rewards.
Pam has served as an Executive Vice President of Human Resources in publicly traded companies, including Ikanos Communications and FiberTower Corp. She has developed and scaled global companies with venture backing for profitable growth, exponential growth and IPO (Leica Geosystems HDS, OneSecure/acquired by Juniper Networks and Guidewire Software). Pam has also served on several global teams driving merger and acquisitions activities. Pam began her career in Senior HR Business Partnering roles at Ernst & Young, Apple and Cisco.
Pam has a Master in Human Resource Management from the University of Westminster Business School, London, and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business Administration from the University College of Wales, Bangor, UK.
Ananth Appathurai is responsible for NComputing’s partnering and Go-To-Market strategy, and the expansion of business development and alliance efforts with strategic technology and go-to-market partners. Ananth brings 17 years of experience to NComputing, coupled with extensive technology industry experience and diverse alliance management successes.
Most recently, Ananth held leadership positions at storage virtualization, and desktop and mobile management software companies such as Atlantis Computing and AppSense, where he established top-performing, market-leading partnerships across an ecosystem of virtualization and cloud industry leaders such as Citrix, Cisco and VMware. In preceding tenures, Ananth developed and managed the Microsoft relationship for companies such as Polycom, Siemens Communications and Tata Consultancy Services. Ananth began his professional career as an entrepreneur and co-founded On-Line Solutions, one of the earliest Internet strategy-consulting firms based out of India.
Peter Downs leads the finance and supply chain teams as well as legal and corporate services.
Prior to NComputing, Downs was VP Finance at Siperian where he led the finance, legal, human resources and corporate services teams. He also served as VP Finance and Corporate Treasurer at BroadVision where he led finance and investor relations.
Downs holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Berkeley. Additionally, Peter is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Sai Allavarpu brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing, product management, engineering, alliances and mergers and acquisitions, coupled with a passion for creating and transforming markets for the cloud, mobile and consumerization era.
Prior to NComputing, Allavarpu ramped several incubation products to the top three market positions and managed $100M+ businesses. At Citrix, he led the product marketing organizations for security, network acceleration and cloud gateway solutions for desktop virtualization. Allavarpu also led product management and marketing at HP for security and identity management, and IT Service Management software solutions. Prior to HP, Mr. Allavarpu served in various leadership positions at Sun Microsystems in product management, marketing and engineering across enterprise and service provider segments in diverse technology areas such as security, identity management, network and systems management and enterprise portals.
Allavarpu served as chairman of the marketing and technology councils at the Liberty Alliance of 150+ enterprises and government organizations that developed federated identity and security standards for cloud services. Allavarpu has been awarded 17 technology patents and received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Osmania University, India, and a Master in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
Dave Burton has over 20 years of experience in software and technology marketing. He has a proven track record leading successful product marketing strategy and related campaigns. He previously served as vice president of U.S. marketing and marketing operations at AppSense, where he contributed to the company’s $100+ million growth. Burton also held senior positions at AlgoSec, Check Point and Symantec and brings a wealth of knowledge and insights to NComputing, where he will lead worldwide marketing, product marketing, communications, demand generation, channel marketing and field marketing.