Google Cloud Names Mark Micallef To Lead Southeast Asia business


Mark Micallef has been appointed managing director of Google Cloud's operations in Southeast Asia, the company has announced. In addition to working with teams across Google to help customers reimagine their businesses and industries through brave and responsible artificial intelligence (AI) innovation, Mark will be in charge of driving regional strategy, direction, team development, and overall revenue performance for Google Cloud and Google Workspace.

Mark will answer to Karan Bajwa, Vice President of Google Cloud for Asia Pacific. He brings more than 28 years of technical, sales, and management experience to Google Cloud after serving in leadership capacities at Anaplan, Cloudera, Citrix, and Trend Micro. In the course of his career as a technology leader, Mark has aided numerous firms in Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Greater China, India, and Korea in expanding and growing.

“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,” said Karan Bajwa, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Google Cloud. "We are excited to welcome a leader with a growth mindset and deep appreciation of the diverse needs across markets, as we continue to empower organizations to achieve transformative outcomes with best-in-class, AI-infused solutions for data, infrastructure, productivity, and security.”

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