Vikram Bhambri is the VP of Product Management at DataStax driving the core products including Astra, DSE, and Luna, open source offering. He brings in 23+ years of leadership and product management experience working at industry leading software and cloud companies like Microsoft, EMC, Dell, and IBM. As VP of Product Management at Dell EMC, he was responsible for driving innovation with various products like ECS, Isilon, and Storage Management solutions driving revenues north of $1.5B for the company. Prior to his role at EMC, Vikram spent 14 years at Microsoft driving the commercial launch of Microsoft Azure and launching Azure in China and for GovCloud in addition to delivering innovation through Windows Marketplace, Bing Shopping etc. He holds 7 patents, including 2 international patents. Vikram graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University, India and holds a Masters in Computer Science from Griffith University, Australia.