As Chief Executive Officer at SumTotal Systems, Hardeep is focused on advancing the company's talent expansion strategy and ensuring that SumTotal is delivering real business value and driving success across its 3,500 global customers.
Previously, as SumTotal's Chief Operating Officer, Hardeep had responsibility over several business units, including cloud operations, professional services, engineering and customer support and has been instrumental in accelerating customer adoption of SumTotal's cloud solutions, a key growth area for the company. Complementing his business leadership experience and operational expertise, Hardeep brings significant technical and product management expertise to SumTotal Systems. Prior to his role as COO, Hardeep served as SumTotal's Executive Vice President of Worldwide Products and Support where he was responsible for leading the company's innovation and driving product direction.
Hardeep joined SumTotal from Oracle where he provided years of leadership in product development, product management and product strategy across a variety of enterprise application areas. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Product Strategy for Oracle Corp. for Product Lifecycle Management and Master Data Management, where he played a key management role in bringing these product lines from concept to market leadership with organic and acquisition strategies, including a key acquisition of Agile Software Corp, a public company.
Prior to Oracle, Hardeep was Vice President of Products at SpinCircuit, an information exchange enterprise software company founded by Cadence, HP, Flextronics, and Avnet. He was also founder and CTO at eBizAutomation, an enterprise integration company that was acquired by SpinCircuit. Early in his career, Hardeep held senior consulting positions at Lucent Technologies and Dun & Bradstreet.
Hardeep holds an MBA from Wharton School of Business and a Masters in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, India. He earned his BS in Computer Science from the National Institute of Technology in Nagpur, India.