Prashant Pandey

APJ Director of End User Computing (Edge) Technology, VMware

Prashant Pandey, known as Aki-san in Japan 🇯🇵, is a technologist, author and conference speaker. Learn, share and care are his values. His mission is to apply emerging technology to solve business problems and improve lives. He has lived, worked and earned in USA 🇺🇸, Canada 🇨🇦, Israel 🇮🇱, India 🇮🇳 and Singapore 🇸🇬 .

Professionally, he helps clients to build the future of work to transform their security, productivity and employee experience. He has helped hundreds of clients across multiple geographies over a decade to build their business with emerging technology. He is a passionate emerging technology leader and evangelist with proven records in embedded systems development, enterprise and technology architecture design. He works at VMware as Director of Technology-EUC, Asia Pacific & Japan. Cisco Systems, Alcatel Lucent, Lucent Technologies (Bell Labs), Flextronics, Hughes, Electronic Corporation of Israel, Intellon Canada have been his past employers.
Academically, Wharton has permitted him into CTO Leadership program. IIM Calcutta, India taught him executive sales and marketing management. NIT Patna, India made him Electronics and Communications Engineer. Science College, Patna strengthened his science and mathematics fundamentals. Manoj Vasudevan, world champion of public speaking & Toast Masters International Club, Singapore taught him Public Speaking. His three patents were filled in area of Edge/Metro networking technology. He shares his innovation and technology expertise with emerging CEO/CTO/CHROs at startup-o.com, Asia's leading startup nurturing platform. He already has contributed to the cause of education and wants to touch 1000 lives by supporting their education and mentoring.

For fun, he reads and travels. He is married to an engineer and entrepreneur wife, Supriya. Supriya is CEO and founder of Touchberry. Supriya and he have a son, Sparsh and they live in Singapore.