Platform9 has announced the appointment of Vishwa Kapadia as its Chief People Officer. In this newly created role, Vishwa will spearhead people-centric programs that will build upon Platform9’s entrepreneurial culture while supporting its rapid growth in the cloud-native market where retaining and recruiting top talent is key for success.

Vishwa has held executive leadership positions at multiple global technology companies including Intel, Dell, Infineon, and GE John F. Welch Technology Center. She has led various business practices including talent management and HR business partnering, in addition to establishing several people and employee development programs. At Intel India, she was instrumental in institutionalizing the Diversity and Inclusion charter.

Most recently, Vishwa was an HR leader at Maxim Integrated (a wholly owned subsidiary of Analog Devices Inc.) for its India and Singapore markets. In this position, she engaged with a matrix stakeholder group across numerous international locations, spearheaded the translation of business objectives to people strategies, and implemented change management initiatives.

An avid supporter of social and environmental causes, she has also been an active participant on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) committees throughout her career.

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