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My Story – Inspiring Journey of an Entrepreneur Featuring Raju Datla: Learn how to create a successful technology company in the cloud management market.
How do you find an opportunity in the emerging cloud infrastructure market and turn it into a successful technology startup company? This is what Raju and his team were able to do at Cloupia. Cloupia unlocks the power of next generation cloud computing for organizations, offering a suite of cloud computing products & solutions. Cloupia Unified Service Platform addresses the complex challenges of building, deploying and managing a wide variety of applications and IT services in both public, private and hybrid cloud environments. Cloupia’s vendor neutral platform enables enterprises to fully exploit cloud technologies and options, without compromising existing operations. The company was acquired by Cisco for $125 million in November 2012. Since Cloupia Cloud Mannagement Software helps to automate the data center, Cisco expects Cloupia to help better manage the automation of computer, network and storage as well as virtual machine and operating system resources.
Raju’s story will inspire not only founders and entrepreneurs but also professionals and executives in large companies who are trying to understand the opportunities and challenges of the cloud computing market. Join us to hear from this amazingly successful entrepreneur, ask all your questions, and connect with other aspiring entrepreneurs.
About Raju Datla
Raju Datla is a serial entrepreneur and founder of multiple Silicon Valley startups. Raju currently serves as a Senior Director at Cisco, driving data center management and automation strategy and leading product engineering. Raju was the CEO and Co-founder of the cloud computing startup Cloupia which was acquired by Cisco for $125M in 2012. Raju was also the Founder, CEO and CTO of Jahi Networks which was acquired by Cisco in 2004. Raju was the Co-founder of Nipun Solutions, a Cisco Premium partner in India. Raju is a high-tech industry veteran specializing in startups with minimal funding and quickly evolving them to growth stage. Raju has advised enterprise focused technology startups and continues to mentor several stealth mode startups. Raju holds a MS in Telecommunications from IIT Kharagpur, India.
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Naveen Bisht, Chair, My Story; Chair, Programs/Board Member, TiE Silicon Valley
6:00 PM - Registration, Dinner & Networking
7:00 PM - Program
8:15 PM - Q & A
9:00 PM- Adjourn
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Introducing My Story – A TiE SV Original Program
This talk is part of TiE SV’s monthly program “My Story – Inspiring Journey of an Entrepreneur.” This program celebrates entrepreneurship and brings stories from successful entrepreneurs in their own words. The invited speaker(s) share their entrepreneurial journey; they talk about lessons they learned, mistakes they wish they avoided and key decisions that helped make their venture successful.