CMO & Strategy Leader
Over the course of his career, Arun’s exemplary work has got him all the right kind of attention. He was recognised by CMO Asia and the World Marketing Congress as “The Most Influential Global Marketing Leader 2018,” was featured in Forbes magazine as one of the 50-Best Marketing and Communications Leaders in Asia and most recently, he was named “COVID-19 CMO Superhero” by Enterprise IT World for his leadership during the pandemic. Arun has 21 years of experience in driving significant demand and revenue growth across multiple markets and businesses. He currently leads IBM's marketing for Cloud, Analytics and AI to evangelise and deliver growth across the ASEAN region. Arun has lived and worked in 3 countries, traveled to 25+ countries, speaks 5 languages. Outside of work, he is also a sought-after public speaker, an international Badminton player, a crypto-investor and a 100% hands-on father to his teen daughter.