Meru Networks | Profile
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Ram Appalaraju has more than 25 years of experience in technology marketing.
In addition to successfully executing high growth strategies for major IT companies, he
has shared his
insight into the needs of enterprise customers by authoring several technical articles and offering extensive consultative guidance to Global 1000 companies on both IT and business.
Before joining Meru, Ram was Vice President of Marketing at Isilon Systems and Azul Systems.
Prior to that, Ram held senior executive management positions at HP, DEC and GE.
areas of technical expertise include operating environments, networking, middleware, software application solutions, systems architectures, and scalable high performance computing.
As a Vice President at Hewlett-Packard, Ram led the adaptive enterprise Program - a company-wide strategy aimed at aligning enterprise customers' IT organizations with their business objectives.
Charged with development and execution of adaptive enterprise solutions worldwide, he
was responsible for comprehensive value delivery systems for key vertical markets, driving adoption of a broad portfolio of server, software and storage products and services.
Ram also held senior management positions in the business critical systems business unit where he headed marketing of enterprise virtualization, infrastructure and high availability solutions.
Ram holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Madras in India and an M.S.E.E. from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.
attended an M.B.A. program at the University of Rhode Island
and an executive leadership program at Stanford University