CSGA Corporate Biography's

Name: Dr. Sashi Bakka

Director, Afro-Eurasia Ops

CSGA Business Profile
Hold a track record of closing large complex Hi-Tech deals worth +100M Euros in value across EMEA & internationally.

Over 2 decades of Global Sales, Business Development, and Project Delivery experience in leading Revenue Expansion and Strategic Account Management initiatives with a focus on IT Software, Digitization, Security, Cloud IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and Federal Secure Cloud Services offerings. Held instrumental roles while working with a variety of customers and prospects across EMEA, UK & I, and APAC.

Extensive experience in both developing existing clients and generating new business, along with maintaining long-term key customer relationships with C-Level alliances and creating strong prospect pipelines and sales strategies. Intricate understanding of writing complex project/program proposals, delivering sales & technical presentations, and negotiating and closing contracts with companies that include Vodafone, Optus, T-Mobile, IBM Cloud, VM Ware. HITACHI Vantara, Microsoft Azure, GCP, AWS, and SpaceX Starlink.

Savvy networker with a customer-centric approach, formulating data-driven sales strategies and customized cloud solutions and services, and managing accounts with value-added resellers, systems integrators, managed service providers, S/w, SDK, and API vendors.

Experienced AWS Microsoft Azure Cloud Practitioner, Express Supplier of SES Microsoft Azure services, member of EUDCA (European Data Center Association), and active contributor to the EU Commission's Cloud Strategy Mandate and Digital Strategy Rollouts across Industry Growth Sectors in the European Union.

Have held both CONFIDENTIAL and Restricted Security Clearances, along with receiving certification as a Cloud Practitioner for AWS and Microsoft Azure. Earned a Doctorate Degree in Data Science management and operations & a Master's degree in Mechatronics Engineering, and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.