The former Group CIO of Reliance Entertainment will spearhead Yotta’s cloud business
Mumbai, June 18, 2021: Yotta Infrastructure today announced the appointment of Dr. Sayed Peerzade as the Executive Vice President and Chief Cloud Officer of the company. The former Group CIO of Reliance Entertainment and industry leader will lead Yotta on the path of digital transformation and cloud innovation with his extensive experience across sectors such as Media, Broadcasting, Data center, Telecom, BFSI & Retail industries.
In his new role, Dr. Sayed Peerzade will drive Yotta’s cloud business with a focus on strengthening a portfolio of services, including Yotta Enterprise Cloud, Hybrid Multi-Cloud, Cloud Connect Services, and Cloud-based Managed Services. Yotta has one of the broadest cloud solution portfolios that address modern-day business challenges available on the As-a-Service model. Dr. Peerzade will help strengthen these solutions, work for customers to deliver enhanced cloud experience, and develop industry-specific solutions available on IaaS, PaaS, SaaS models.
Apart from spearheading the company’s cloud initiatives for business growth and managing cloud roadmap, Dr. Peerzade will also be responsible for crafting solutions on the entire cloud stack – be it public, private, or hybrid. He will bring all the cloud and related services under one-single roof and create a complete cloud ecosystem including Edge nodes, cloud caching services, and more.
Speaking on Dr. Peerzade’s appointment, Yotta’s Co-founder and CEO, Sunil Gupta said, “I am glad to welcome Dr. Sayed Peerzade to our team. His deep expertise, understanding and passion for emerging enterprise technologies, makes him a perfect candidate, to spear head Yotta’s cloud strategy as we prepare for the next phase of our growth. His wealth of knowledge and technology industry experience will help us grow rapidly and achieve our vision of becoming a ‘one-stop-solution’ and partner of choice for the Indian enterprises.”
“I am thrilled to be joining Yotta Infrastructure at this transformative time for the company and the industry,” said Dr. Sayed Peerzade. “As the Head of Cloud practice at Yotta, I look forward to creating innovative solutions on Yotta Enterprise Cloud as well as drive the overall cloud business for the organisation. Together with the leadership team, I will continue pursuing newer business opportunities and bring innovations that will further elevate the experience for our customers,” added Dr. Peerzade.
In his previous role, Dr. Peerzade is known to have designed the first private cloud Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) model & hybrid cloud, driving the digital business profitability for Reliance Entertainment. A veteran with over 20 years of experience in national and global level Technology operations, product development and digital transformations.
He is a PhD. holder in Digital transformation technologies and specialises in business ideation through digital transformations. Dr. Peerzade is well recognised for his consistent contributions to India’s CIO community and success across industry verticals such as Data Center, Media, Telecom, BFSI, & Retail, etc. He has been recognised at several industry events and platforms, with over 40 awards such as India CIO100, four consecutive times (Hall of Fame), World Top 200, and CIO of the year, among others. He is also the recipient of the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam professional excellence awards for Digital Transformation, instituted by the Government of India.
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