Ganesh V. Iyer is the Managing Director of NIO in the U.S. and Vice President and CIO of Global Digital Development & Operations for NIO. He is a business-savvy CIO and Digital Ops Exec with over 30 years of experience delivering proven results in various industries including Autonomous Tech, Hi-Tech, Manufacturing and Telecom. He’s recognized for achieving significant growth in historically challenged digital organizations in emerging and global markets. He is an expert at change management and building relationships across the organization to achieve company goals.
For nearly 5 years, Ganesh was Vice President and CIO at Tesla Motors. He led Tesla’s E-Commerce, Home Grown ERP, Service Operations, Business Intelligence systems and Tesla’s retail operations. Prior to Tesla he led senior IT leadership roles at VMWare where he was responsible for delivering VMWare’s customer entitlement management software solution as well as ERP systems.
Prior to this role Ganesh was the Director of IT at Juniper Networks. He was responsible for the global ERP/CRM systems implementations. Being a Six Sigma green belt expert, Ganesh was instrumental in streamlining Juniper’s business processes to optimize the IT investments across various business units.
Prior to Juniper, Ganesh was the IT Director at WebEx and was in-charge of all aspects of IT development, operations and product engineering. He was instrumental assisting the CFO for a very successful IPO of WebEx in 2000.
Prior to WebEx, he spent 10 years in consulting primarily for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and implemented ERP, CRM and OSS systems for various clients including Oracle, Total Petroleum, Tata Chemicals, MumbaiStock Exchange and Sun Microsystems.
Ganesh has a BS degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in mathematics from Regional Engineering College, Calicut in India.
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