Bhanu Panda

Bhanu Panda

Co-Founder & COO, GhangorCloud

Bhanu brings over two decades of leadership and success in the Silicon Valley, in areas of Networking, Security & Storage. He has held leadership positions, and was an early member, at several successful startup companies such as Array Networks, AlteonWebsystems and Auspex Systems. Bhanu has extensive experience in driving an organization’s overall strategy, building a global partner eco-system, and driving customer success.

At GhangorCloud, Bhanu holds the position of Chief Operating Officer and is a member of the Board. He is responsible for the overall business side: Strategy, Sales, Business Development, Customer Success and Operations.

Prior to GhangorCloud, Bhanu served as VP of Worldwide Sales, Business Development & Services for Array Networks. Bhanu revamped Global Sales efforts to deliver consistently superior results, leading to consecutive profitable quarters/years. Array had a successful IPO in 2009. He led the company into newer regions in APAC and established Array as a leader in its market category.

Previous to his time at Array, Bhanu was an early member and held management positions at AlteonWebsystems where he built and led the Customer Advocacy team as well as contributing significantly to BD activities. Alteon was recognized for its Customer Satisfaction and Services. Alteon had a hugely successful IPO followed by M&A with Nortel. Prior to Alteon, Panda managed the Customer Satisfaction organization at Auspex Systems, with Fortune-500 clientele.

Bhanu holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Jackson State University.