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SFBT Special Section SFBT Announcement Winners Press Release

Congratulations to our 2022 winners!




Leadership

Dave Smoley

Super Global

Ravi Naik

Global

Milind Wagle

Large Enterprise

Amy Farrow


Enterprise

Tony Sorensen

Large Corporate

Ellora Sengupta

Corporate

Carter Busse

Healthcare

Lisa Davis

Super Global Finalists

Jyothi
Gorti

Jason
Hsieh

Heather
Mickman

Ravi
Naik

Global Finalists

Marc
Berson

Ganesh V.
Iyer

Sharon
Mandell

Snehashish
Sarkar

Milind
Wagle

Large Enterprise Finalists

Prith
Banerjee

Amy
Farrow

Shanthi
Iyer

Praveen
Madhavankutty

Anisha
Vaswani

Enterprise Finalists

Brian
Ochipinti

Mark
Rohrwasser

Ajay
Sabhlok

Tony
Sorensen

Eric
Tan

Large Corporate Finalists

Opinder
Bawa

Abbas
Faiq

Linh
Lam

Prasad
Ramakrishnan

Ellora
Sengupta

Corporate Finalists

Noni
Azhar

Carter
Busse

Mike
Riep

Michael
Skaff

Sean
Smiley

Healthcare Finalists

Mark
Amey

Kevin
Cornish

Lisa
Davis

Deborah
Muro

Pankaj
Tiwari

2022 Keynote

Dheeraj Pandey , CEO

Dheeraj is the co-founder, CEO & Chairman of DevRev.ai, and was the founder, CEO & Chairman of Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX). Other than Nutanix, he currently also sits on the board of Adobe Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) and is a member of their Audit Committee. Dheeraj co-founded Nutanix in 2009, which has gone on to become a multi-billion dollar company with thousands of employees in over 60 countries. NTNX was the largest software IPO in all of 2016. Prior to founding Nutanix, he was the VP of Engineering at Aster Data (later Teradata), where he helped build the product and its engineering team from the ground up. At Oracle, he co-authored numerous patents in the area of distributed databases.Dheeraj’s entrepreneurial spirit has been recognized with a number of prestigious awards including Dell’s Founders 50 and the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year, Silicon Valley.

Leadership Award Recipient

Dave Smoley, Apple

Dave Smoley has more than 30 years of experience leading technology change at large, multinational companies including Apple, AstraZeneca, GE, Honeywell, and Flex. Currently, Smoley is a Vice President of software engineering at Apple where his team is responsible for building, deploying, and running digital solutions across the $365 billion revenue company. Prior to Apple, Smoley helped reduce drug development cycle times and improve physician and patient engagement at AstraZeneca; introducing new, innovative systems and services which differentiated AZ from the competition. While partnering closely with the business to drive tech innovation, Smoley reduced IT spending by more than 48% over three years achieving the team’s stated ambition of being “twice as good for half the cost”. In doing so, he restructured the IT workforce, the application strategy, and the IT infrastructure footprint. Over this period multiple new cloud systems were deployed, new technology centers were staffed in India and Mexico, digital innovation has accelerated, and customer satisfaction reached an all-time high.

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