Guarav Deshpande, VP Marketing, TigerGraph
A seasoned technology executive, Gaurav comes to TigerGraph with a proven track-record in leading teams in creating new products, establishing new markets and dominating industries. During his tenure at IBM, he spent 15 years overseeing marketing for the company's Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Cloud portfolios for the Banking and Financial markets, Telecommunications and Retail. He also built out and positioned IBM's Big Data and Analytics portfolio, driving 45 percent year-over-year growth. Before IBM Gaurav led two startups through explosive growth, i2 Technologies and Trigo Technologies. At i2 Technologies, he grew the company's Supply Chain Management portfolio from three customers to over 250 Fortune 1000 clients, driving over 500 million dollars in annual revenue. At Trigo Technologies, Gaurav led the Master Data Management portfolio through 200 percent revenue growth leading to acquisition by IBM.