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Microsoft Appoints Former AWS Executive Puneet Chandok as VP India

Chandok would take over the operational responsibilities from outgoing president of India Anant Maheshwari on September 1, 2023.

Microsoft has announced that former AWS India President Puneet Chandok has been named Corporate Vice President of Microsoft India and South Asia. The announcement comes at a time when the two major international providers of cloud services AWS and Microsoft are increasingly competing for market share in India.

Chandok would take over the operational responsibilities from outgoing president of India Anant Maheshwari on September 1, 2023, who resigned last month

According to the company, Chandok would be in charge of integrating Microsoft’s operations in South Asia, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Additionally, he will be in charge of the company’s focus on important industries using a customer-centric strategy with generative AI at its foundation.

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Ahmed Mazhari, President Microsoft Asia said, “Puneet has a proven track record of starting, expanding, and using technology-based enterprises to create influence and change. Puneet’s leadership will be crucial in ensuring Microsoft’s continued success in South Asia as we embrace an AI-driven future. I also want to thank Anant Maheshwari for setting us on a growth path.”

Chandok oversaw the business operations for AWS in South Asia and India in his prior position there. He collaborated closely with large corporations, startups, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and digital businesses to help them innovate, decrease technological debt, and add agility. A partner at McKinsey for more than ten years in India and Asia, he has also held senior regional and global positions at IBM.

Chandok has a bachelor’s degree in commerce, an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta, as well as diplomas in high-level computer systems, networking, and computer programming.

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Sahil Pawar
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I am a graduate with a bachelor's degree in statistics, mathematics, and physics. I have been working as a content writer for almost 3 years and have written for a plethora of domains. Besides, I have a vested interest in fashion and music.

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