Google Cloud Names Mark Micallef as MD for SE Asia to Drive AI Innovationby Fintech News Singapore June 19, 2023
Google Cloud has appointed Mark Micallef as Managing Director of its business in Southeast Asia following leadership roles at Anaplan, Cloudera, Citrix, and Trend Micro.
With more than 28 years of technical, sales, and management experience, Mark will be responsible for driving regional strategy, direction, team development, and overall revenue performance for Google Cloud and Google Workspace.
He will also be working with teams across Google to help customers reimagine their business and industry through bold and responsible artificial intelligence (AI) innovation.
Mark will report to Karan Bajwa, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Google Cloud.
“Southeast Asia continues to be one of Google Cloud’s most important and high growth regions globally.
Mark joins us at a time where technology advancements are presenting this region with the opportunity to leapfrog into the AI economy – the same way it became a digital and mobile-first economy that’s on track to be worth more than US$300 billion by 2025.”
“With the current momentum surrounding AI, especially generative AI, business leaders want to know how they can make the most of this technology to transform their operations, disrupt industries, and realize new growth opportunities.
I’m thrilled to be joining a company that’s been at the forefront of this field for over two decades, and to be leading a highly talented team across Southeast Asia as we enable organisations of all sizes to innovate quickly, securely, and responsibly with enterprise-grade cloud AI models, platforms, and products suites.”
said Mark Micallef, Managing Director, Southeast Asia, Google Cloud.