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Kiran DB

Microsoft India
General Manager - Solutions Sales
Kiran DB is the General Manager for Solutions Sales, Microsoft India, based in Bengaluru. He leads a team of specialists and architects for Microsoft India across Modern Workplace, Infrastructure and Applications, Data and AI, Business Applications and all cloud services. He is also responsible for key relationships with customers and partners across the country as part of the leadership team for India. ; ; Prior to his current role, Kiran was the Regional Director (Enterprise Group) in West region for Microsoft India. As Regional Director of Microsoft, he led strategic planning, Sales Operations and key growth initiatives for one of the largest regions for India. Previously, served as the Regional Director for South region, where he led business management, sales operations, marketing and services. Among his many notable accomplishments, significant improvements in customer satisfaction, enhanced regional integration and record sales growth. He joined Microsoft in 2001 as a Major Account Manager, and over the last 16 years of association with Microsoft, he has held several key positions in sales and leadership since. ; ; Outside of Microsoft, he served on the board of directors for a 2 startups and sales organizations, which is now relinquished to focus on family and Microsoft for the next 12- 18 months. Along with his wife, a finance professional, both of them continue to dedicate time for “girl child initiatives” and “visually challenged individuals” as a commitment to society. ; ; Before Microsoft, Kiran started his career in Microland where he worked for 3 years and then an Engineering software applications company, now known as Siemens PLM solutions. He is a Mechanical Engineer from Mysore University and a management graduate from Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad. ; ; He is an avid golfer and attempts to carve time for a round of golf every week, in his schedule and balancing time commitment to his daughter who is 14 years.