Arun Oberoi

Executive vice president, Global Sales and Services

arun-oberoi-photo Arun Oberoi leads Red Hat's worldwide sales organization as well as the consulting and training services business.

Prior to joining Red Hat, Oberoi led and repeatedly built rapidly scaling businesses for mulitple technology organizations, from start-up companies to mid-sized and multibillion-dollar global organizations. Most recently, Oberoi served as CEO of 2 high-growth start-up technology companies: Viridity Software, a datacenter infrastructure management company, and Aveksa, a leading access governance and management software company.

Oberoi has led worldwide sales on multiple occasions during his career, including at Micromuse, a market-leading provider of high-end network management and service assurance solutions, which was acquired by IBM and, after that acquisition, for the Netcool-Tivolis Software Group at IBM.

Earlier in his career, Oberoi held several executive leadership roles at Hewlett Packard, including vice president and general manager of worldwide top 100 corporate accounts and industries, and vice president and general manager of worldwide sales and marketing for HP’s software business. As part of HP’s software business, Oberoi led the development of a dedicated worldwide sales and marketing organization for the portfolio, which included HP’s OpenView product, security, and middleware, and led the sales growth from initial stages to $1 billion in revenues.