Leading global cloud business player, Google Cloud has announced the appointment of Bikram Singh Bedi as the Managing Director for its India business. The move comes at a time when India is witnessing a massive surge in cloud adoption with digital technologies.
According to company sources, Bikram Singh will succeed Karan Bajwa, who was recently elevated as the Vice President of Google’s Asia Pacific Cloud. As Google Cloud India Managing Director, Bikram Singh Bedi will be responsible for leading the company’s Cloud’s sales and operations teams.
With more than 26 years of leadership experience in diverse industry verticals, including heading AWS India business, Bikram Singh Bedi will help the company to expand its market reach with deliberate intervention.
He joins Google Cloud from Indian online grocery delivery startup, Grofers where he served as President Strategy and New Initiatives.
“I’m happy to welcome Bikram to lead our India business. With a proven track record of building and growing successful enterprise businesses, his experience will be a tremendous asset to the team as we embark on this next phase of growth,” Karan Bajwa, Vice President of Google Cloud in Asia Pacific, said.
On his appointment, Bikram Singh Bedi said the true test of 2021 will be how enterprises will leverage cloud computing to modernize and scale for growth.
“I’m excited about this new challenge and I look forward to extending Google Cloud’s momentum in India… Google Cloud is committed to help them accelerate their digital transformation to build a strong foundation for the future,” he added.
Amid growing cloud adoption in the country, Google Cloud is witnessing exponential growth with a surge in enterprise clients in the country over the last 12 years. Besides Wipro, Sharechat and Tech Mahindra, Google Cloud has customers like TVS ASL, ICICI Prudential, Nobroker.com, Cleartrip and others.
After launching cloud region in Delhi this year, Google Cloud announced its second region in Mumbai in 2017.