Vice President Professional Services @ SOASTA, Inc.
Vice President of Professional Services @ Datatel (Now Part of Ellucian)
Vice President Professional Services @ HP Software
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Senior Software Executive who brings over 25 years of experience helping clients achieve return on their software investments to solve critical and complex business problems. Leader with consistent track record of achieving P&L goals while helping clients adopt technology solutions to meet complex strategic and operational goals. Demonstrated ability in building high performance consulting sales and delivery
Senior Software Executive who brings over 25 years of experience helping clients achieve return on their software investments to solve critical and complex business problems. Leader with consistent track record of achieving P&L goals while helping clients adopt technology solutions to meet complex strategic and operational goals. Demonstrated ability in building high performance consulting sales and delivery teams.
Managed global operations, lead regional teams, managed Cost and Profit centers, formulated and managed budgets and plans. Interacted with C-Suite and other levels in organizations. Extensive knowledge of business processes. Self-motivated, culturally sensitive and internationally traveled.
Proven ability to work both in high growth entrepreneurial and complex large scale environments.
Creative, high energy, team player, passionate about technology. Good interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills. Ability to motivate teams and other business groups. Decisive and willing to make commitments and be held accountable for actions.
Vice President Professional Services @ Responsible for the SOASTA Professional Services Organization. SOASTA is the leader in cloud and mobile testing. Its web and mobile test automation solution, CloudTest, enables developers, QA professionals and IT operations teams to test with unprecedented speed, scale and precision. The innovative product set streamlines test creation, automates provisioning and execution, and distills analytics to deliver actionable intelligence faster. From November 2012 to July 2013 (9 months) Vice President of Professional Services @ • Responsible for Datatel Professional Service and Support
o Key member of the Executive Team that successfully grew license software over 20% YoY and profits 15% YoY
o Directly responsible for 200 people and $40M company revenues
o Responsible for service sales, delivery and on-going support
o Responsible for customer satisfaction of over 850 Higher Education Clients From April 2009 to 2012 (3 years) Vice President Professional Services @ Responsible for HP Software PSO America's
Directly responsible for $150M Annual Services Revenues and support $700M in license sales
Managed 300 Service Professionals and 100 HP Software Teaming Partners
Responsible for all PSO pre-sales, post-sales, customer satisfaction and PSO operations in North America From March 2007 to March 2009 (2 years 1 month) Senior Director Professional Services @ - Responsible for $50M Profit/Loss and supported product sales of $250M
- Responsible for 75 Global Consultants and 30 certified partners
- Delivered 70+ utilization and 10% Gross Margins From February 2004 to April 2007 (3 years 3 months) Vice President Operations @ Privately held Enterprise Channel Management Product Software Company
- Company was founded in 1995 and part of new management team
- Grew Revenues from $2M to $15M over 4 year tenure
- Worked with CEO to develop business plan and raise $17M in private financing From December 1999 to February 2004 (4 years 3 months) Associate Partner @ o Increased progressively complex software solutions for commercial and government clients
o Overall client engagement responsibility including daily management of all software implementation and client satisfaction.
o Key member of the US Dept of Education Modernization Partner team that won a 10 year value based contract From 1987 to 1999 (12 years)
Mahesh Gidwani is skilled in: Analytics, Mobile Devices, Quality Assurance, Testing, Channel Partners, Customer Satisfaction, IT Operations, Strategic Partnerships, Start-ups, Consulting, Business Process, Team Leadership, SOA, Vendor Management, Software Implementation, IT Management, Team Building, SaaS
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