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Gaurav Dhillon, Chief Executive Officer of SnapLogic

February 25, 2013
Among other topics, Gaurav discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:
  • How, other than ERP and Supply Chain, all other capabilities can’t get to the Cloud fast enough
  • The CIO Council that acts as advisors to SnapLogic’s strategic direction
  • The criticality  of the “snap”- an open ecosystem of connectivity to drive business integration
  • How those companies that embrace, rather than fight, the changing technology landscape are those that will succeed
  • The evolution of the role of the CIO into the “Chief Integration Officer” and capability orchestrator
  • The pressing need for more business-minded data scientists to fuel the next wave of insight
  • Eye on Trends: The potential of leveraging the Cloud and Big Data together, the potential to access customers and employees in new ways through mobile technologies, and  how Analytics will evolve from Business Intelligence to influence everything from pricing, to fraud detection, to product optimization

Gaurav Dhillon’s Biography

Gaurav is the Chairman and CEO of SnapLogic, an enterprise application and data integration software development company that helps organizations connect business applications and Web services.  Gaurav had been an early investor in the company and joined it as CEO in 2009.

Gaurav is also the Chairman and founder of online movie site Jaman.  Jaman enables users to download full-length feature films to their computers, using the company’s proprietary video player.

Prior to SnapLogic and Jaman, Gaurav was a co-founder and CEO of Informatica, an early player in the data integration space.  Under his leadership, Informatica grew from an idea into a leading public enterprise software company with customers and operations around the globe. He led Informatica through its initial launch, its successful IPO in April of 1999, expansion into Europe and Asia, establishment of alliances with major technology players, and ultimately a broad acceptance of the vision he pioneered in the software industry by the time he left in 2004.

Prior to co-founding Informatica, Gaurav spent time at Sterling Software and at Unisys Corporation.

Gaurav has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Punjab University.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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