As Chief Strategy Officer at Appirio, Narinder is responsible for overseeing the company's strategy and marketing. He is also responsible for the creation and evolution of CloudSpokes, Appirio's innovative crowdsourcing community for cloud development. A co-founder of Appirio, Narinder brings more than 15 years of software and business experience and plays a key role in keeping Appirio at the forefront of cloud computing.
Prior to Appirio, Narinder worked at SAP in the Office of the CEO as a part of the Corporate Strategy Group. Working with the management board and other executives, Narinder led initiatives on sales, maintenance and competitive strategies, as well as potential business and technology disruptions.
Prior to SAP, Narinder managed R&D, sales and marketing activity as vice president and general manager of webMethods (WEBM) workflow business unit. He also previously led R&D for the company’s BPM, workflow, B2B and industry products. Narinder began his career with Accenture at its Center for Strategic Technology.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University and an MBA from the Wharton School. Narinder also has worked with several non–profits on their development and supports a number of causes including Architecture for Humanity, Worldvision, and Ensaaf. He is the executive sponsor of Appirio's Silver Lining program and serves on the board of the Sikh Coalition.